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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

Men Placing Boilers

Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Date: 1919
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