Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame - 29 Matching Results

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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.

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

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