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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

[Main Street, 1919]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street where several early model automobiles are on the street which is lined is with store fronts and telegraph lines and poles line one side of the street in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas. The caption on the image reads " Main Street 1919, Ranger Texas."
Date: 1919~
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

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

[Pile Up in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas. The storefront lined street is overly crowded with early model automobiles and people. The caption on the image reads "Main St. Ranger Tex 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas that is crowded with horse-drawn carts. The text "Fields of Liquid Gold, Ranger, Texas, 1919" can be seen.
Date: 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Stuck in the Mud]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street with several wagons and early model automobiles that appear to be stuck in the mud with people walking around and some trying to get their wheels unstuck in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas. Caption on image reads "1919 Stuck In The Mud Ranger Texas."
Date: 1919~
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Three Cars]

Description: Postcard of three automobiles stuck in the mud with wooden derricks and buildings visible in the background. On the top of the postcard "ALL READY 1 2 3" written and on the bottom "DESDEMONA TEXAS STUDIO 10/22/19."
Date: October 22, 1919
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame