Man Works on Rig

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Photograph of a man working on a cable tool rig near the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in 1941. The man is dressed in work clothes while working on the equipment.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1941.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by 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 69 times . 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 a man working on a cable tool rig near the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in 1941. The man is dressed in work clothes while working on the equipment.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

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From the John M. Hills Collection.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

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  • 1941

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 2:51 p.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2009, 12:15 p.m.

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Man Works on Rig, photograph, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50036/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame.