[Byers Brothers Ranch and Byers #1 Gas Well]

[Byers Brothers Ranch and Byers #1 Gas Well]

Date: 1905
Creator: unknown
Description: Byers Brothers Ranch and Byers #1 Gas Well. Photo circa 1905: Byers, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The Lucas Gusher, 1901

The Lucas Gusher, 1901

Date: 1901
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lucas gusher in 1901. The Lucas gusher is a spindletop that is gushing oil out of the top of it. On the ground surrounding the spindletop are several workers, two holding a large hose.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Lee Harrington and Oscar Wells at the Oil Well on the Brite Ranch

Lee Harrington and Oscar Wells at the Oil Well on the Brite Ranch

Date: April 1937
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lee Harrington (L) and Oscar Wells (R) at the Brite oil well near the rimrock section of the Brite Ranch in April 1937. Ranch hands served as casing crews when needed. The men stand near two vehicles and a dog.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Visiting an Oil Well

Visiting an Oil Well

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Three unidentifed women in an automobile visiting an oil well in Clay County, TX.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Oil Rig

Oil Rig

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Wooden oil rig, the first in Shannon, TX around 1928.
Contributing Partner: Clay County Historical Society
Group of men standing in front of oil drilling rig

Group of men standing in front of oil drilling rig

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several identified men posing in front of an oil drilling rig.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Two men and a car packed at the Orangefield Well

Two men and a car packed at the Orangefield Well

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A car is parked under a pole near two men that are standing in the remains of a fire at the Orangefield Oil Well.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Artist's Print of an Off Shore Drilling Platform]

[Artist's Print of an Off Shore Drilling Platform]

Date: unknown
Creator: Karppi, Frank
Description: Print of an off shore oil drilling platform. An oil derrick cantilevers out over the water and a crane raises above the platform.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Artist's Print of an Off Shore Drilling Rig

[Artist's Print of an Off Shore Drilling Rig

Date: unknown
Creator: Karppi, Frank
Description: Print by Frank Karppi depicting an off shore oil rig out in the water. The platform has an oil derrick and a crane on it.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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