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Gulf Oil Workers by Truck

Description: Photograph of several men posing on and around a Gulf Oil Company truck. Jesse J. Williams is the man in the center and J. D. Bonner is on the left. The other men are unidentified.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Line of Cars

Description: Photograph of several cars lined up along the road. Members of the Shell Oil seismograph party stand next to their vehicles. Several houses are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Workers Cleaning Well

Description: Photograph of the Powell #2 oil well in Crockett County, Texas. There are three workers in work clothes cleaning the well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Man Drilling

Description: Photograph of a man, from the seismograph team from Shell Oil, in a hat and muddy overalls working on a drilling rig.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

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

Oil Tanks

Description: Photograph of oil tanks at the Hendricks Tank Battery in Winkler County, Texas. The picture is from wintertime, as evidenced by the snow on the ground.
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

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

Men with Cars

Description: Photograph of two men posing with three cars. One man, wearing a hat, is inside a white car while the other has his foot perched on the same car's running board.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Workers Cleaning Well

Description: Photograph of the Powell #2 oil well in Crockett County, Texas. There are three workers in work clothes cleaning the well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Gulf Oil Truck

Description: Photograph of a Gulf Oil Company truck in the mud. The license plate - 490-422 - is clearly visible under the windshield.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Men Placing Boilers

Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Postcard