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[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0331]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Fireman were much in evidence Friday night around the No. 1 McMannis of the Big Chief Drilling Co., in the 100 block Madison avenue, after the well went wild shot oil and gasoline around the state capitol."
Date: October 24, 1941
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0439]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This old wooden derrick, erected 37 years ago to drill a 1,100 foot test at Drumright, is believed to be the oldest still standing over a Shell oil Co. well."
Date: 1950
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0443]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oil wells in the three-count West Edmond will be off production for the greater part of this week due to destruction by fire Sunday."
Date: October 15, 1944
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0441]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Like a lone sentry ending his night watch, this oil well at Edmond Rd. and Pennsylvania is one of the first to catch the early rays of the sun."
Date: August 27, 1980
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0437]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This old-time derrick near County Line, 26 miles east of Duncan, was brought in in 1929 and still produces three barrels a day."
Date: November 15, 1941
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0444]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This sneak photo of the Texas Co. No. 2 Smith, wild gas well near Apache, shows how the wildcat fogged out an estimated 50,000,000 feet of gas, mud and a little oil for nearly a week."
Date: 1941
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0574]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Workers from the Mexican Government Oil Co. PEMEX work on one of the many new oil wells which have been brought into production during the reign of Pres. Luis Echeverria who left office last week."
Date: August 8, 1977
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0438]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Jimmy Rankin, derrickman for the Creighton Drilling Co., narrowly missed death while working on the fourble board of a derrick when the well blew out and doused him with oil."
Date: 1951
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0403]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Japanese GI's clean oil-soaked sand and rocks on Omuro Beach in western Japan Sunday after a massive oil leak from a petrochemical plant."
Date: 1974
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.TP0392.0377]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oil containment booms are used to try to contain a 290,000 gallon oil spill from the Tanker American Trader Thursday morning off Huntington Beach California."
Date: February 8, 1990
Creator: 3rd Party
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society