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[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0395]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Six officials Wednesday were accused of "looking the other way" while a local drilling company took over municipal alley to sink an oil well."
Date: July 30, 1958
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0390]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Builders aren't frightened by the towering derricks in the SW 60's open house flags prove. A new housing addition is under construction in the area and several homes have already been sold."
Date: June 22, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0393]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Consolidated Oil Co. of Wichita Falls did completed a wildcat producer to open a new field just outside the south city limits."
Date: August 1, 1943
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0378]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A replica of the "Star of Bethlehem and the words, "Peace on Earth," are shining during the Christmas season for the eleventh consecutive year from the top of a producing well one block west of the capitol."
Date: December 10, 1947
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0398]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "white a disturbing rumble, the Dinwiddle No. 2-a veteran Oklahoma City oil well at 1801 NE 27-opened up like a young gusher at 4:45 p. m. Sunday showering oil on 20 homes garages and lawns."
Date: April 1, 1951
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0400]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sunday Oil Corp. spudded Saturday at its No. 18 State in NE NW NW of 27-11n-3w, on west flank of Oklahoma City field with Wilcox sand as the objective."
Date: December 1, 1946
Creator: Brown, Robin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0377]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Night and Day, Oklahoma's oil wells pump new wealth into the state economy, Richard J. Reed, wins this week's $5 Forum photo contest award for these shots of an oil derrick at night and day time view of the state capitol through the wells on N. Lincoln."
Date: August 9, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0379]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oil tired out, this oil well at NE 4 and Eastern running at full speed Thursday, but it wasn't pumping. Reason was that the arm connecting the pump motor to the "walking beam" broke."
Date: April 14, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0392]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Replacing gas- driven pumping jacks, inset at Crossroads Mall with fenced in below ground electric pumps help to win Cities Service an environment improvement award."
Date: October 5, 1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0399]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This should rank as one of the roughest jobs performed in a blizzard. This worker on an oil derrick at NE 30 and Kelley is helping pull tubing while others below help with the job."
Date: January 25, 1949
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0394]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rig is up and drilling will begin soon on the No. 1 Lincoln Park, to be drilled on city park land near NE 50 and Eastern."
Date: March 24, 1948
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0382]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Glasgow Exploration No. 1 Terry has gotten attention from passerby on interstate 35 because the rig sits in an auto salvage yard."
Date: January 17, 1982
Creator: Longstreath, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0381]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ptak Petroleum was circulating on Saturday morning at No. 4 State, in NE SE NE of 16-12n-3w, on north end of Oklahoma City field, Olie Hanson, drill topped the Hoover sand at 4,230 feet and drilled the first 10 feet rapidly, with samples showing staining to saturation."
Date: August 29, 1948
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0396]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "From the North end of McMechan park at Kelly and Laird avenues Roy G. Woods, independent operator, proposes to drill "one to three" whipslocked well to drain oil from beneath exclusive Lincoln Terrace."
Date: April 23, 1942
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0388]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The petroleum showcase a package of exhibits which show and tell how the oil industry is put together, how it functions and what it does for the public, was unveiled in Oklahoma City by the oil and gas division of the Chamber of commerce."
Date: October 23, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0397]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "There is an all well with no muffler behind our house just east of I-35 and just north of SE 66. My husband is sick and the noise is keeping him sleeping. The well belongs to Cities Service Oil Co. Mrs. R. T."
Date: December 21, 1967
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society