[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

Date: 1920 - 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: A view of part of the Pierce-Fordyce Refinery. A one story brick building stands at the far left. Two horizontal cylindrical storage tanks and a raised pipeline are to the right of the building. In the rear middle of the picture, a number of men gather near a large smokestack near a two story building.
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2572, Chapter 1311

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2572, Chapter 1311

Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Port Arthur Gas Company]

[Port Arthur Gas Company]

Date: 1921
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Port Arthur Gas Company on west Nineteenth Street and Terminal Road, adjacent to Texas Company Refinery. There is a tank beside a building with smoke stacks rising from it. Text below the photograph says "Port Arthur Gas Co." and "Located - West Port Arthur ... or 19th St." Accompanying material gives additional information about the company.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Returning from Deep-Sea Fishing Trip]

[Returning from Deep-Sea Fishing Trip]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of people, identified as employees and officials of the First National Bank and Pure Oil Company, returning from a deep-sea fishing trip sixty miles into the Gulf of Mexico. All the people are standing next to the railing of the boat, most holding their catches over the side. Several men are sitting on the life boats, pier posts, and boat awning.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Southern Union Gas Company]

[Southern Union Gas Company]

Date: February 9, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Looking southwest at the building at the corner of Congress Ave. and 5th St.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Southern Union Gas Company]

[Southern Union Gas Company]

Date: February 9, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: Employee group photograph at warehouse.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Hendrick Oil Well

Hendrick Oil Well

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an oil well in the #2 Hendrick Field in Winkler County, Texas. The well is covered in snow and ice.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
S.J. Middleton at Service Station

S.J. Middleton at Service Station

Date: January 28, 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of S.J. Middleton sitting in his automobile as a service station attendant fills the tank with gasoline. Approximately 8 gallons of gas was $2.42 on January 28, 1954.
Contributing Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
Heritage, Volume 12, Number 03, Summer 1994

Heritage, Volume 12, Number 03, Summer 1994

Date: 1994
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
Texas Petroleum.

Texas Petroleum.

Date: July 1900
Creator: Phillips, William Battle
Description: This report contains information about the petroleum industry in the state of Texas, including chapters on the history, nature and origin of the resource, as well as oil and gas-bearing formations. The index begins on page 93.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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