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[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0222]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The drilling mast, or derrick, rises 151 feet above the "Texas" deck of the rig, can withstand winds of 130 miles per hour, and has lifting capacity of 750,000 pounds."
Date: 1956
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0217]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "AUTOMATION: This "iron man" is the first automatic custody control transfer unit installed by Continental Oil in its central region."
Date: 1959
Creator: Hale, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0227]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ELECTRIFIED: Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc., has placed in operation a new platform and tender type drilling unit to utilize diesel electric power, first of its kind."
Date: 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society