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Derrick in Breckenridge

Description: Photograph on postcard of a wooden oil derrick set up in the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Cars and people cover the towns streets around the derrick.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig surrounded by trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men and Mule Teams

Description: Photograph on postcard of workers digging for an oil pipeline. Several mule teams are lined up to haul equipment in and out.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks over Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Pipeline

Description: Photograph on postcard of several workers working on an oil pipeline. Most are wading through the water of a pond or river that the pipeline is passing through.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oxen and Wagon

Description: Photograph on postcard of two men in hats seated on oxen next to a flatbed wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Gulf Oil Company Building

Description: Photograph on postcard of a white building with eight exhaust stacks on the side. The building belongs to the Gulf Oil Company and is located at the McElroy oil field in Crane County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Well on Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Lake and Oil Field

Description: Photograph on postcard of an oil field, viewed from the opposite side of a lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana. A pier is visible on the left side, and many oil derricks can be seen across the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks from Train Roof

Description: Photograph on postcard of several oil derricks from the roof of a train. The hand brakes and walkway for the brakeman are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Train on Bridge

Description: Photograph on postcard of a train on tracks over a shallow pond or flooded area.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

People by Train

Description: Photograph on postcard of many people, some carrying luggage, walking near a train stopped next to a pond at an unknown location. There are several horse and mule drawn carts scattered around as well.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Lake and Oil Field

Description: Photograph on postcard of an oil field, viewed from the opposite side of a lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana. A pier is visible on the left side, and many oil derricks can be seen across the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Tanks

Description: Photograph on postcard of several huge oil tanks at the Stoker No. 2 oil well near Breckenridge, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Digging Pipeline

Description: Photograph on postcard of several workers, all wearing hats and work clothes, digging through a hill for an oil pipeline.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig (wooden derrick) surrounded by trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks in Breckenridge

Description: Photograph on postcard of the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Oil derricks rise above the buildings all over the town.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Man with Oxen

Description: Photograph on postcard of an unidentified worker standing next to a train of oxen. They are next to a railroad track. The oxen are hauling a wagon loaded with pipes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Gulf Oil Gusher

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Breckenridge, Texas spouting a 12,000 bbl. gusher. Oil is blasted high into the air over the derrick.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Car in Front of House

Description: Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame