Ship "Glomar Challenger"

Ship "Glomar Challenger"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Glomar Challenger ship on a body of water. The ship has a spindletop on it, used for drilling oil. Painted on the side of the ship is, "Glomar Challenger".
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
A Docked Oil Rig

A Docked Oil Rig

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large oil rig with a spindletop docked on a river bank. There is a small boat in front of it. In the foreground is a river bank and next to the rig is a shed with wooden beams outside of it.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
The Texas Historian, Volume 62, Number 2, November 2001

The Texas Historian, Volume 62, Number 2, November 2001

Date: November 2001
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Texas Historian, Volume 65, 2004-2005

The Texas Historian, Volume 65, 2004-2005

Date: 2004
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Oil Wells

Oil Wells

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two images. The photograph on the left shows an oil spindletop with several workers standing beneath it. The photograph on the right shows an oil spindletop from a distance.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
The Junior Historian, Volume 16, Number 2, November 1955

The Junior Historian, Volume 16, Number 2, November 1955

Date: November 1955
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Date: May 31, 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Max Goldfine and Wife During Oil Boom

Max Goldfine and Wife During Oil Boom

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Max Goldfine standing next to his wife. He is wearing denim pants and a button-up shirt and she is wearing a skirt, blouse, and apron. Behind them are two buggies pulled by six horses and six workers. Behind that are six oil spindletops and trees. Typed and taped on the bottom of the mat is, "Max Goldfine family in Orangefield during boom. They operated a dry goods store."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[View of Spindletop]

[View of Spindletop]

Date: 1925
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a view of oil wells at Spindletop. Multiple oil wells can be seen that continue off into the distance. Writing on the back of the photograph, which is a postcard, reads, "Spindletop 1925."
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Oil Wells at Spindletop]

[Oil Wells at Spindletop]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large number of oil wells at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
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