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Engine House

Description: Photograph of the inside of the engine house at the Hendricks #13 oil well in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Equipment Store

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Equipment Store

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Cars and other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Equipment Store and Car

Description: Negative of the front of the snow-covered white shed housing the Midwest Equipment Company in Odessa Texas. Other buildings can be seen along the muddy roads while a car speeds by in the foregrounds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Explosion

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

Flow Tank

Description: Photograph of a flow tank at the Hendrick field in Winkler County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Front of Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Gage Hotel in Marathon, Brewster County, Texas. The hotel is a two-story brick building. Two cars are parked in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Geologists by Car

Description: Copy negative of geologists posing in coats and boots on the dirt streets next to their early model car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group Around Hole

Description: Photograph of a group of men, members of the seismograph team from Shell Oil, working on a seismograph in a hole in the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group at Tractor Store

Description: Negative of a group of men standing around a farm equipment sales store. The men are French Tool Company employees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group at Tractor Store

Description: Negative of a group of men standing around a farm equipment sales store. The men are French Tool Company employees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group of Men

Description: Photograph of several men, including John S. Kelly and Ronald DeFord, standing in the desert of Hudspeth County, Texas. The men are dressed in slacks and collared shirts, apparently holding a meeting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group of Men

Description: Photograph of a group of men posing in front of the porch of a brick building in West Texas. The group is a seismograph crew from the Shell Oil Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group on Deck

Description: Photograph of several men, the Shell Oil houseboat crew, posing for a picture on a wooden deck in the East Louisiana Canal. Some men are sitting, others standing, and one man is on another's shoulders.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group Portrait

Description: Negative of a group of men, some in suits and ties, standing in an auto sales store. The men are French Tool Company employees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group Talking

Description: Negative of a group of men standing around talking at a farm equipment sales store. The men are French Tool Company employees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Gulf Oil Company Building

Description: Photograph on postcard of a white building with eight exhaust stacks on the side. The building belongs to the Gulf Oil Company and is located at the McElroy oil field in Crane County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Gulf Oil Company Building

Description: Photograph of a unidentified white building belonging to the Gulf Oil Company. The building is surrounded by tall iron poles, and three smoke stacks rise from the roof.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Gulf Oil Derricks

Description: Photograph of two oil derricks, built for drilling rigs, along with their outbuildings. The rigs were owned by the Gulf Oil Company and were located in Crane County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Gulf Oil Equipment

Description: Photograph of various pieces of equipment from a Gulf Oil Company oil well in Crane County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph