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  Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
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: 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
Cable Tool Drill

Cable Tool Drill

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the cable tool drill at the Hendrick #18 well in Winkler County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
California Company Employees on Porch

California Company Employees on Porch

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing on the porch of a house. The two women are wearing dresses and the two men are in suits.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
California Company Men Standing in Snow

California Company Men Standing in Snow

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of members of the California Company (William Simpson, Leonard Orynski, and Earl Cramer) standing in the snow with Colorado City banker Maxwell Thomas. The men are standing next to their car, all wearing jackets and hats.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
California Company Office in Winter

California Company Office in Winter

Date: February 16, 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
California Company Office in Winter

California Company Office in Winter

Date: February 16, 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
California Company Workers with Cars

California Company Workers with Cars

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing in front of some cars. Nine people and five early model cars are visible in the picture.
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California Company Workers with Cars

California Company Workers with Cars

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of California Company personnel among others posing in front of a couple early model vehicles.
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Camp at Oil Field

Camp at Oil Field

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the camp at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. Several buildings are visible along with many derricks rising from the oil field in the background.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame