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Oil Rig

Description: Copy photograph of an oil well with oil spewing from the top. At the base is a wooden building and at least three people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oil Rig

Description: Photograph of a Gilcrist Drilling oil rig in a field in Abilene. Telephone poles and wires can be seen in the background.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man Works on Rig

Description: Photograph of a man working on a cable tool rig near the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in 1941. The man is dressed in work clothes while working on the equipment.
Date: 1941
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Men Working on Rig

Description: Photograph of men working on a cable tool rig near the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos in 1941. The men are dressed in work clothes while working on the equipment.
Date: 1941
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Rig

Description: Photograph of the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas. A man can be seen working in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Rig

Description: Photograph of the Landreth No. 1 Kirk rig in Gaines County, Texas. Several pipes are lying on the deck of the rig.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Discovery Well

Description: Photograph of the Amerada 1-A Averitt discovery well near Seminole, Texas. The well and a couple of outbuildings are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Rig

Description: Copy negative of an unknown man on the platform of an oil rig at Berry Ranch in Clyde, Texas. In the picture there are wires coming and going away from the platform. Also there is a ladder from the platfrom that goes to the bottom of the rig.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[C.R. Stevenson Working on Oil Rig]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as C. R. Stevenson, working on an oil rig. He is wearing a hat and tie and holding the wheel attached to a large pipe. He is looking upwards with a neutral expression. A stamp on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 86, July 1982 - April, 1983

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 589.
Date: 1982/1983
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a completed offshore oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was built at the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944.
Date: 1957
Partner: Longview Public Library

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans.
Date: 1945~
Partner: Longview Public Library