Oil Well on Fire

Description:

Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Eastland County - Ranger
Creation Date: 1919
Partner(s):
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 77
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1919
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Eastland County - Ranger
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
1919  
Description:

Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.

Note:

From the J. D. Bonner Collection

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 3 x 5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | smoke
Partner:
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PBPM_72-017-031
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth49868
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image