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Burning Oil Well

Description: 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.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Postcard

Car on Trail

Description: Photograph of a car driving on a rocky, off-road trail at Antelope Circle, near Amarillo, Texas.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

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

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

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

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

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

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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Boats

Description: Photograph of the Shell Oil houseboat and part of Shell's fleet in Louisiana in 1929.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

Camp in Winter

Description: Photograph of the camp at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. The small buildings and ground surrounding them are covered in snow. There are a couple vehicle trails visible.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

Hendrick Oil Well

Description: Photograph of the Hendrick #4 oil well in Winkler County, Texas. There is a car sitting in front of the well.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph