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  Partner: Longview Public Library
 County: Warren County, MS
[LeTourneau Hotel]
Photograph of a LeTourneau Industries hotel, which was designed by Evelyn LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. Evelyn was married to Robert G. LeTourneau, the founder of LeTourneau Industries. The photograph shows an aerial view of the hotel, which was built in Vicksburg, Mississippi. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191337/
[LeTourneau Industries]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191322/
[LeTourneau Industries]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows three rigs under construction. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191324/
[LeTourneau Industries]
Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows the final testing for one of the oil rigs built at the facility. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191323/