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Oil Flowing from Well
Photograph of oil flowing from a 4" line at the Hendricks #11 oil well in Winkler County, Texas.
Men with Cars
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.
Hendricks Oil Line
Photograph of the Hendricks B#3 standard rig rod line in Winkler County, Texas.
Workers Cleaning Well
Photograph of the Powell #2 oil well in Crockett County, Texas. There are three workers in work clothes cleaning the well.
Gulf Oil Truck
Photograph of a Gulf Oil Company truck in the mud. The license plate - 490-422 - is clearly visible under the windshield.
Steam from Boiler Pump
Photograph of steam coming from a boiler station pump at the Hendricks Tank Battery in Winkler County, Texas.
Men Placing Boilers
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.
Hotel Scharbauer
Photograph of the Hotel Scharbauer in Midland, Texas in 1934. Several cars are parked along the street, and a cleaners with a wall mural is visible next to the hotel.