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Band on Piano

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress sitting on and around a piano. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Band with Piano

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress around a piano. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Boiler Plant

Description: Photograph of the ice covered boiler at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Men Standing in Snow

Description: Photograph of members of the California Company (William Simpson, Leonard Orynski, and Earl Cramer) standing in the snow with Colorado City banker Maxwell Thomas. The men are standing next to their car, all wearing jackets and hats.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band

Description: Negative of a group of men in Western dress playing instruments while standing in front of a microphone. They are Cecil Brower's Cowboy Band, and the photo was taken in 1947 at radio station KECK in Odessa, Texas.
Date: 1947
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Cinder Blocks

Description: Negative of a storage yard in Odessa, Texas. There are piles of cinder blocks, ladders, and other construction equipment next to a metal shed.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Collapsed Derrick

Description: Photograph of a close view of a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas. The broken lumber along with the corrugated sheet metal walls are covered in ice.
Date: unknown
Creator: Classen, Willard J.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Damaged Derrick

Description: Photograph of the a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame