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Equipment Store
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Equipment Store
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Equipment Store and Car
Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads while a car speeds by in the foregrounds.
Interior of Midwest Equipment Company
Negative of the inside of the building owned by the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa, Texas. Various pieces of equipment and chemicals are visible on the shelves.
Interior of Midwest Equipment Company
Negative of the inside of the building owned by the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Various pieces of equipment and chemicals are visible on the shelves.
Stores in Odessa
Negative of a few shops in Odessa, Texas. Two tire stores flank a middle store, the J. J. Willis Sales Company.
Cars on Street
Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Cars on Street
Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Oil Tanks
Photograph on postcard of several huge oil tanks at the Stoker No. 2 oil well near Breckenridge, Texas.
Derricks over Desdemona
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Oklahoma Salt Well
Photograph of an icicle-covered derrick at a salt well in Oklahoma during the late 1920's.
Icicle Covered Derrick
Photograph of an icicle-covered derrick at a salt well in Oklahoma during the late 1920's.
Oil Well Venting
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Truck in Mud
Photograph of 3 workers riding on a truck owned by Gulf Oil as it drives through the mud in Crane County, Texas. It is believed to be the first owned by Gulf Oil (according to L. R. "Rudy" Lay).
Men Placing Boilers
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.
Oil Well on Fire
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.
Rudy Lay in Salt Well
Photograph of a man (L. R. "Rudy" Lay) outside a salt well in Oklahoma in the late 1920's. The outside of the well is covered with icicles.
Derricks in Desdemona
Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Courthouse and Town
Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).
Burning Oil Well
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.
Burning Oil Tank
Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Car in Front of House
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.
Burning Oil Well
Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Ox in Harness
Photograph of an ox in a harness, part of an oxen team used to transport wagons and equipment. The ox belongs to the Gulf Oil Company.
Aerial View of Town
Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town. The building on the right, nearest the photographer, is the Waukesha Hotel.
Gulf Oil Derricks
Photograph of two oil derricks, built for drilling rigs, along with their outbuildings. The rigs were owned by the Gulf Oil Company and were located in Crane County, Texas.
Derrick in Breckenridge
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.
Gulf Oil Tanks
Photograph of four white oil tanks in front of grove of trees with several oil derricks visible on the horizon. The oil field is located in Crane County, Texas and is owned by the Gulf Oil Company.
Gulf Oil Equipment
Photograph of various pieces of equipment from a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Crane County, Texas.
Gulf Oil Well
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Oil Well Venting
Photograph of an oil well venting. The well is owned by Gulf Oil Company and was located in Crane County. Texas.
Gulf Oil Workers Entering Building
Photograph of Gulf Oil workers entering their chow hall in Crane County, Texas. A worker (on the left) is standing outside ringing a triangle to call the workers to their meal.
Oil Derrick
Photograph of a Gulf Oil Company oil derrick towering over trees in late-1920's Crane County, Texas.
Gulf Oil Workers and Well
Photograph of Gulf Oil Company workers standing at the base of an oil derrick at a well in Crane County, Texas. There is a web of oil pipes in the foreground.
Gulf Oil Men by Well
Photograph of several men from Gulf Oil, all but one in waterproof gear, working on an oil well in Howard County, Texas. The man on the left, facing the camera, is J. D. Bonner.
Aerial View of Town
Photograph of an aerial view of an unknown town surrounded by a hilly forest.
Gulf Oil Company Building
Photograph of a unidentified white building belonging to the Gulf Oil Company. The building is surrounded by tall iron poles, and three smoke stacks rise from the roof.
Men Digging
Photograph on postcard of a group of workers digging an oil pipeline. Mules are standing atop the dirt pile, ready to pull equipment.
People by Barn
Photograph on postcard of three workers by an unknown building (appears to be some sort of barn or shed) belonging to the Gulf Oil Company.
Oxen and Wagon
Photograph on postcard of two men in hats seated on oxen next to a flatbed wagon.
Gulf Oil Yard with Tank
Photograph of a shed and tank belonging to the Gulf Oil Company. The shed and tank are both in a large yard.
Men in Yard
Photograph of two men sitting in a yard in front of a large white building. The building belongs to the Gulf Oil Company.
Gulf Oil Company Building and Tank
Photograph of an oil tank and several boilers behind a large white building belonging to the Gulf Oil Company.
Derricks from Train Roof
Photograph on postcard of several oil derricks from the roof of a train. The hand brakes and walkway for the brakeman are visible.
Golden Cycle Oil Fire
Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
Train on Bridge
Photograph on postcard of a train on tracks over a shallow pond or flooded area.
People by Train
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.
Drilling Rig
Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig (wooden derrick) surrounded by trees.
Lake and Oil Field
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.
Workers by Broken Rig
Photograph of five workers dressed in hats and coveralls standing in front of a damaged oil derrick. The well is the Jenkins No. 4, but the location is unknown.