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

Oil Well on Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of Oil Derrick]

Description: Photograph of an oil derrick at an oil field in Pioneer, Texas with buildings behind it and stacks of pipes in front of it. A note typed on the photo says: "Seaman Co's Webb No. 2 - Pioneer."
Date: 1922~
Creator: Rogers, J. R.
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Oil Well]

Description: Photograph of an oil derrick and oil field. Notes on the photo say "18000 BBLS, 44 Gravity Oil, 1450 Ft., Slick's Eakin No. 4, Pioneer, Tex." and "most remarkable oil well on earth."
Date: 1922~
Creator: Rogers, J. R.
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

Oil Derrick

Description: Copy negative of two pictures an oil derrick during the Ranger, Texas oil boom. The picture on the left is of the base of an oil well, men working, and equipment around it in a field. The picture on the right shows the whole tower of the well, the small building at its base, men working, and equipment.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library