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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

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

Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig surrounded by trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph on postcard of a Gulf Oil Company drilling rig (wooden derrick) surrounded by trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph of a cable-tool drilling rig on the West Texas plain. A worker from Shell Oil is working on the rig.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Drilling Well

Description: Photograph of an oil well, being drilled at the Powell oil field in Crockett County, Texas. Cars are parked on the dirt in front of the well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Earle Johnson Holding Rod

Description: Photograph of a man holding a rod from a drill. The man, Earle Johnson, is a member of the seismograph team from Shell Oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Elevated View of Town

Description: Copy negative of an elevated view of a mining town and the surrounding mountains. The town is Shafter, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph