172 Matching Results

Search Results

[Oil Fields]

Description: Photograph of an oil field in Longview, Texas. The oil fields in Longview and Kilgore, Texas. There were 24 wells on 10 lots owned by 6 different companies.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Longview Public Library

Brown County.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Brown County, Texas property boundaries, landowners, land grants, and towns; dashed line representing existing road or proposed railroad line. Includes manuscript annotations showing petroleum prospecting activity. Scale [ca. 1:66,667].
Date: 1910
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Baylor County.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Baylor County, Texas property boundaries, landowners, land patents, towns, and railroads; handwritten annotations for petroleum prospecting activity. Scale [ca. 1:66,667].
Date: 1917
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[View of Spindletop]

Description: Photograph of a view of oil wells at Spindletop. Multiple oil wells can be seen that continue off into the distance. Writing on the back of the photograph, which is a postcard, reads, "Spindletop 1925."
Date: 1925
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Oil Drilling Crew

Description: Photograph of five men that are part of a drilling crew at Orangefield in Orange, Texas. All are wearing coveralls with gloves and hats. They are standing on a part of large machinery. Typed and taped on the bottom of the mat is, "Orangefield during the boom. This is a typical drilling crew."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orange City Oil Field "Gasser"

Description: Photograph of an oil field "gasser" erupting. In the foreground are tree trunks and tree logs, behind those is a pile of timber with a billow of smoke coming out. In the background is a forest. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Orange County Oil Field 'Gasser'" and typed and taped onto the bottom part of the mat is, "Orangefield "Gasser" - Most of the wells "blew" in with tremendous loss of oil and gas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Men with Oil Derrick

Description: Photograph of six men standing, sitting or leaning against a large oil Derrick at Orangefield. All of the men wear hats, some wear overalls and gloves. One man wears a collared shirt and a tie. In the foreground is a pile of pipes and the derrick has several tools on it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Orangefield Oil Field in 1927

Description: Photograph of the Orangefield Oil Field. In the foreground are pipes with wheel cranks and a wooden bridge on the top of two tanks with a large tank behind that. On the ground on the right side of the frame are many fat and skinny pipes lined up. In the background are numerous spindletops.
Date: May 31, 1927
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Three Men on an Oil Rig

Description: Photograph of three men sitting and leaning against an oil drilling rig. Two of the men are wearing button-up shirts and one man is wearing a suit with a vest, watch chain, and necktie. All of the men are wearing hats. Written on the machinery is, "Oil Well Imperial" and "Oil Well Supply Co."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum