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Cook by Car

Description: Photograph of a man in an apron and paper hat leaning on a car. The man is "Dad", the cook for the Shell Oil seismograph party.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Cook Shacks

Description: Photograph of two Gulf Oil Company cook shacks near Breckenridge, Texas. There is a derrick visible in the background between the two shacks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Counterweight

Description: Photograph of a counterweight on an oil well in the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Courthouse

Description: Negative of the Ector County courthouse in Odessa, Texas. Cars line the streets and families walk along the sidewalks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Courthouse and Town

Description: 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).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Derrick in Breckenridge

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Derricks from Train Roof

Description: Photograph on postcard of several oil derricks from the roof of a train. The hand brakes and walkway for the brakeman are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Derricks in Breckenridge

Description: Photograph on postcard of the town of Breckenridge, Texas. Oil derricks rise above the buildings all over the town.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Derricks in Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Derricks over Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Destroyed Well

Description: Photograph of a destroyed oil well near Hobbs, Texas. The well was destroyed when a 2,000 foot drill pipe was blown 500 feet into the air by an underground air pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Dining Room

Description: Photograph of several members of the Shell Oil houseboat crew eating at a long table in the houseboat dining room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Discovery Well

Description: Photograph of the Amerada 1-A Averitt discovery well near Seminole, Texas. The well and a couple of outbuildings are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drill Bit

Description: Negative of an Appleby drill bit. This bit is used for drilling oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph