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Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. This gas well is located in Pecos. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. There are remains of the well scattered in piles surrounding persistent burning gas. This gas well is located in Pecos, Texas. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Well Blows; Oil Well Blows

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 consecutive images. The first is of black stack of oil gushing from a well. The second is of the same oil well but with a larger amount of oil gushing from the well's center and being sprayed onto the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Military Hardware

Description: Copy negative of six pictures taken at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. At the top left is an Honest John missile. On the top right is an explosion. At the middle left is a crew of men in a control room. On the middle right is a Lacrosse missile. At the bottom left is an explosion, and at the bottom middle is a Hawk missile.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Well Blows; Oil Well Blows

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 consecutive images. The first is of a gushing oil well with smoke coming out of it's base. The second is of two men next to a car watching as smoke rises out from the bottom of the oil well as it still gushes oil.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Rubble after Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a building that remains in rubble after an explosion. The brick wall has been blown through leaving a large pile of bricks. The ceiling is falling down in one area and wall panels have been moved out of place.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Rubble after Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a building that remains in rubble after an explosion. A truck is in a garage and the brick wall next to it has been blown through by the explosion. Sunlight is pouring into the image. Planks of wood have fallen on the truck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Rubble after Explosion

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of an explosion near railroad tracks. At the left of the image is the damaged building. It has a collapsed roof and piles of debris. Next to the building is a set of railroad tracks with train cars on it. Piles of material lie between the two tracks and groups of people have gathered to view the rubble. There are buildings in the background and an unknown factory.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[View of Funeral Procession]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd at a funeral procession, held for 29 people that were killed in the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" explosion. The view is from above, and shows crowds of people on both sides of the street that the procession is going down. There are parked automobiles in the foreground, and hearses and medical cars driving in the procession. The bottom right corner has a stamp from Trost Studio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Explosion]

Description: Photograph of a distant view of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Debris After Gulf Tanker Explosion]

Description: Photograph of the aftermath of an explosion of the Gulf Tanker "Venezuela" while loading high-test gasoline, on April 12, 1926. The damage to the tanker is visible, and there is debris on board. There is a stamp from Trost Studio on the bottom right corner.
Date: April 12, 1926
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Plaque About Depot Explosion]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission plaque about an explosion at a train depot in Lufkin, Texas, and the supposed death of a railroad employee who returned to the town three years later.
Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Cloud of Smoke and Dust

Description: Photograph of a controlled explosion, called a "land shot", near the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the late 1920's. A large cloud of smoke and dust rises into the air.
Date: 192?
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Water Shot

Description: Photograph of a controlled explosion in a body of water, called a "water shot", in the Louisiana Gulf Coast region during the late 1920's. A large cloud of smoke and dust rises into the air.
Date: 192?
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame