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[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.
Date: 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Partner: Heritage House Museum