Rescuing Texas History, 2009 - 29 Matching Results

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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
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

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

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

Icy Building

Description: Photograph of the ice covered bunkhouse 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

Icy Truck

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

Man in Snow

Description: Photograph of a geologist from the Standard Oil Company, in coat and boots, standing next to a house in the snow.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men on Office Porch

Description: Photograph of men (including Willard J. Classen and Bill Simpson) standing on the front porch of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas. There are three early model cars visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame