[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0412]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oilfield workers Friday continued an effort to shut off a wild gas well at Hobbs, N. M. The well blew its top February 2 and every day since then has spewed enough gas in the air to meet the needs of a city with a population of 340,000."

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Associated Press February 13, 1953.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0412]
  • Added Title: Well Roars On

Description

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oilfield workers Friday continued an effort to shut off a wild gas well at Hobbs, N. M. The well blew its top February 2 and every day since then has spewed enough gas in the air to meet the needs of a city with a population of 340,000."

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PublishDate: T-02-13-53-LS

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • "Well Roars On", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 13, 1953

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • February 13, 1953

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  • Dec. 12, 2014, 11:13 p.m.

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  • Nov. 17, 2016, 5:26 p.m.

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Associated Press. [Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0412], photograph, February 13, 1953; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc478173/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.