[Santa Rita No. 1 Oil Rig]

One of 92 items in the series: Abell-Hanger Foundation Collection available on this site.

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Photograph of the Santa Rita No. 1 oil rig with a group of men (five visible) standing in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. June 10, 1923.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2017 and was provided by the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 401 times, with 33 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

In 1975, Midland community members under the leadership of George T. Abell created the Museum to tell the story of petroleum and the lives of the people in the industry through history. Today, the Museum is the largest museum dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers in the nation.

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Photograph of the Santa Rita No. 1 oil rig with a group of men (five visible) standing in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2017

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

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  • June 10, 1923

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  • March 11, 2019, 6:46 a.m.

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  • July 16, 2019, 8:20 a.m.

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[Santa Rita No. 1 Oil Rig], photograph, June 10, 1923; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1129007/: accessed April 16, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame.

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