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Colorado City Main Street

Description: Photograph of Main Street in 1922 Colorado City, Texas. The picture looks down the street. Drug stores are on both sides of the street. Cars are parked in front of shops, and power lines run between the buildings.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Early Street Scene

Description: Photograph of the streets, all dirt roads, in 1922 Colorado City, Texas. The picture was shot in the street, and looks down through the town. Many buildings can be seen in the distance, and power lines run down the road into town.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

West Texas Oil Refinery

Description: Photograph of the West Texas Refinery. The photograph is from the air and shows the railroad with tanker cars stopped next to the refinery.
Date: 1922
Creator: Newsom Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Church in Winter

Description: Photograph of a winter scene in Colorado City, Texas during 1923. Ice covered trees are visible and part of the Methodist Church fills the left side of the picture.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Church in Winter

Description: Copy negative of a winter scene in Colorado City, Texas during 1923. Ice covered trees are visible and part of the Methodist Church fills the left side of the picture.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Icy Sidewalk in Colorado City

Description: Copy negative of a sidewalk in Colorado City, Texas during winter, 1923. Ice covered trees and an icy fence line the wet sidewalk.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Icy Sidewalk in Colorado City

Description: Photograph of a sidewalk in Colorado City, Texas during winter, 1923. Ice covered trees and an icy fence line the wet sidewalk.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Muddy Road in Colorado City

Description: Copy negative of a road in Colorado City, Texas in winter. The dirt road is wet and muddy with several tire tracks visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Muddy Road in Colorado City

Description: Photograph of a road in Colorado City, Texas in winter. The dirt road is wet and muddy with several tire tracks visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Field

Description: Photograph of an oil field on a brushy plain. Several derricks are visible above the numerous oil wells stretching across the flat land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newsom Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame