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Damaged Derrick

Description: Photograph of the a collapsed oil derrick on an icy hill at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

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.
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

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
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Icy Building

Description: Photograph of the ice covered bunkhouse at the California Company's Richardson Number One oil well site in Mitchell County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Field

Description: Photograph of an oil field on a brushy plain. Several derricks are visible above the numerous oil wells stretching across the flat land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newsom Photo
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Pump.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pump. This design consists, "with the working-barrel, of a casing or shell secured to the lower end of said barrel, the said shell tapering downward and being provided with an annular shoulder on its inner surface, a valve-seat provided with an annular flange and downward elastic extensions constructed to close against said shell and rest on said shoulder, and a valve-cage connected with said seat and containing a valve" (lines 82-91).
Date: December 9, 1890
Creator: Shelburn, Cephas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department