Collapsed Derrick

Description:

Photograph of a close view of a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas. The broken lumber along with the corrugated sheet metal walls are covered in ice.

Creator(s): Classen, Willard J.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Mitchell County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
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Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Mitchell County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
1922  
Description:

Photograph of a close view of a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas. The broken lumber along with the corrugated sheet metal walls are covered in ice.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.

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Keyword(s): California Company | ice | winter | derricks
Partner:
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PBPM_82-013-029
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50103
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image