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Car in Front of House

Description: Photograph on postcard of a house in Eastland, Texas. The house, partially hidden behind trees in the yard, is the Wolf residence. There is an early model car with an old style license plate in the driveway.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Courthouse and Town

Description: Photograph on postcard of Eastland, Texas. A few businesses anc a large building are visible. The large brick building on the right is the old Eastland County Courthouse (demolished in 1926).
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks in Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, seemingly hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Derricks over Desdemona

Description: Photograph on postcard of Desdemona, Texas from the south side. Oil derricks tower over the other buildings, hundreds visible stretching back to the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Main Street in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street lined with storefronts. Several wagons pulled by horses and mules are visible on the roadway and numerous people stand on the sidewalk on the left side of the street, there are also trees on the right side of the street. The caption on the image reads "Main Street Ranger, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Photograph of a Group of Oil Rigs]

Description: Postcard of a group of oil rigs with a sign in front that says "Desdemona, Texas."
Date: unknown
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Desdemona, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a landscape of a town littered with wooden derricks. One building, in the center of the image, has a sign on its roof that reads "First National Bank." The caption on the image reads "DESDEMONA, TEXAS."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street lined with storefronts. The muddy road is crowded with numerous wagons and teams of horses and mules. At the bottom of the postcard, "END OF THE RAINBOW. FIELDS OF LIQUID GOLD. RANGER, TEXAS" is hand-written.
Date: unknown
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
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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

[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