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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

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

Tank Battery

Description: Photograph of winter snow scene at Tank Battery on the Hendrick Lease, Section 41, Winkler County, Texas. The photograph shows three large tanks, connected by a platform with a steep set of stairs. The stairs and ground are covered in snow. Oil well structures are visible in the background.
Date: 1931~