[Magnolia Petroleum Company building construction]

One of 25 photographs in the series: John Dollinger, Jr., Inc. Records available on this site.

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Photograph of construction of a Magnolia Petroleum Company building, being built by Alcorn Combustion Company, showing a steel structure by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two men are standing near the structure on the left and another is on the far right side of the photograph. Two workers can be seen within the building on the left, each wearing a hard hat. A crane at the top of the structure says "The Lummus Company." Several stacks of lumber are seen scattered in areas around the site. John Dollinger Jr., Inc. also provided breechings and a stack for a heater for the ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. November 11, 1953.

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Tyrrell Historical Library

The Tyrrell Historical Library presents a selection of its local history archives that consist of personal papers, business, civic, fraternal, organizational, and city records. The collections capture a wide array of material including family letters, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, business reports, minutes and correspondence, along with thousands of photographs. The Tyrrell Historical Library is a unique library in that it collects and preserves the history of the greater Beaumont area, which also includes the history of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana. The library as a historical research repository was established in 1975.

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Photograph of construction of a Magnolia Petroleum Company building, being built by Alcorn Combustion Company, showing a steel structure by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two men are standing near the structure on the left and another is on the far right side of the photograph. Two workers can be seen within the building on the left, each wearing a hard hat. A crane at the top of the structure says "The Lummus Company." Several stacks of lumber are seen scattered in areas around the site. John Dollinger Jr., Inc. also provided breechings and a stack for a heater for the project. Handwritten on the back of the photo, "H catin Steel - Magnolia Petroleum Co. Alcor" Stamped on the back of the photograph is "BM Photography Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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  • November 11, 1953

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[Magnolia Petroleum Company building construction], photograph, November 11, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth427089/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tyrrell Historical Library.