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Boiler Plant

Description: Photograph of the ice covered boiler at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Boys on Horses

Description: Negative of four young boys seated on horses. The boys are at the Odessa, Texas Rodeo (date unknown).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil

Description: Photograph of smoke rising over an oil field in Crockett County, Texas. The smoke is from burning waste oil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph of a 55,000 barrel oil tank burning. Thick smoke is billowing from the top of the tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Nolan
Item Type: Photograph

Burning Oil Tank

Description: Photograph on postcard of smoke towering over the landscape near Breckenridge, Texas. The smoke is from a large burning oil tank.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Two men look on as flames shoot high into the air, and smoke towers over the landscape.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the burning of the National Oil Well. Flames shoot high into the air, and smoke billows from the flames.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Texas Studio
Item Type: Postcard

California Company Men Standing in Snow

Description: Photograph of members of the California Company (William Simpson, Leonard Orynski, and Earl Cramer) standing in the snow with Colorado City banker Maxwell Thomas. The men are standing next to their car, all wearing jackets and hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Camp at Oil Field

Description: Photograph of the camp at the Hendrick oil field in Winkler County, Texas. Several buildings are visible along with many derricks rising from the oil field in the background.
Date: unknown
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: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Camp Through Trees

Description: Negative of a group of oil tanks with a view of wooden shacks behind a line of trees. The camp belongs to Humble Oil and was located near Kilgore in Gregg County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Nolan
Item Type: Photograph

Car by Cliff

Description: Photograph of a car driving next to a rocky cliff at Antelope Circle, near Amarillo, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Car in Front of House

Description: Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Cars on Street

Description: Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Cars on Street

Description: Negative of a street in Midland, Texas during the early 20th century. Many cars line the street while others drive down it. Businesses are visible lining the street, the most obvious being the Llano Hotel on the left side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Cinder Blocks

Description: Negative of a storage yard in Odessa, Texas. There are piles of cinder blocks, ladders, and other construction equipment next to a metal shed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Cloud of Smoke and Dust

Description: Photograph of a controlled explosion, called a "land shot", near the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the late 1920's. A large cloud of smoke and dust rises into the air.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

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