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Colorado City Main Street

Colorado City Main Street

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Main Street in 1922 Colorado City, Texas. The picture looks down the street. Drug stores are on both sides of the street. Cars are parked in front of shops, and power lines run between the buildings.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Early Street Scene

Early Street Scene

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the streets, all dirt roads, in 1922 Colorado City, Texas. The picture was shot in the street, and looks down through the town. Many buildings can be seen in the distance, and power lines run down the road into town.
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West Texas Oil Refinery

West Texas Oil Refinery

Date: 1922
Creator: Newsom Photo
Description: Photograph of the West Texas Refinery. The photograph is from the air and shows the railroad with tanker cars stopped next to the refinery.
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Burning Oil Well

Burning Oil Well

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
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Men Placing Boilers

Men Placing Boilers

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
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Oil Well on Fire

Oil Well on Fire

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
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.
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Aerial View of Town

Aerial View of Town

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town. The building on the right, nearest the photographer, is the Waukesha Hotel.
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Aerial View of Town

Aerial View of Town

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town surrounded by a hilly forest.
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Boat Towing Another Boat

Boat Towing Another Boat

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a pair of small boats. One boat, called a shooting boat, is towing an unseen barge.
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