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 Resource Type: Postcard
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.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
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.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
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.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Burning Oil Tank

Burning Oil Tank

Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Description: Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Burning Oil Well

Burning Oil Well

Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Burning Oil Well

Burning Oil Well

Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Car in Front of House

Car in Front of House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Courthouse and Town

Courthouse and Town

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
Derrick in Breckenridge

Derrick in Breckenridge

Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Description: Photograph on postcard of a wooden oil derrick set up in the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Cars and people cover the towns streets around the derrick.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
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