[Continental Emsco Co. factory]

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Photograph of large machines taking up the floor of the Continental Emsco factory. Continental Emsco was an oil, gas & coal company that provided oilfield equipment. One worker for the company can be seen standing next to thin steel rods laid on a flatbed. This photograph was commissioned by client Rogers and Smith.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Rogers, John [1959..].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1251 times, with 149 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • University of North Texas Libraries

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Description

Photograph of large machines taking up the floor of the Continental Emsco factory. Continental Emsco was an oil, gas & coal company that provided oilfield equipment. One worker for the company can be seen standing next to thin steel rods laid on a flatbed. This photograph was commissioned by client Rogers and Smith.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Client: Rogers and Smith – Continental-Emsco (Dallas Plant), circa 1959.

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  • Preferred Citation: John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection (AR0870), University of North Texas Special Collections

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John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard Collection

Images of people, architecture, and advertising. Spanning five decades, these materials focus on the Dallas and Fort Worth region, particularly on Dallas development and work with stores such as Neiman-Marcus.

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  • [1959..]

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  • July 24, 2020, 12:36 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

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  • 32.783866, -96.796943

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Rogers, John. [Continental Emsco Co. factory], photograph, [1959..]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1705269/: accessed February 4, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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