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Rogers #1 after Lightening Struck

Description: Photograph of the oil well Named Rogers #1 after it had been struck by lightening on March 11, 1921. The photo was taken at night showing a large plume of fire rising from the well. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Creator: Eldorado Art Studio
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Fire at Rogers #1 Oil Well

Description: A view of the Rogers #1 fire at a distance of 70 feet from the flames. The fire burned for 9 days before being extinguished on March 20, 1921 in Eldorado, Arkansas. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: March 1921
Partner: Marfa Public Library