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[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0235]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Portion of water heater, blown apart by an explosion at 1500 NE 69 Friday, wound up 100 feet from the home of Mrs. Frances Wood, 63, a widow."
Date: March 22, 1968
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0237]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Charred panel truck stands near northeast side of the service station where the brunt of the exploding gasoline tanker hit."
Date: November 28, 1964
Creator: Heaton, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0102]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In giant Pegasus field of west Texas, now being converted to computer control on a pilot basis, maintenance technicians J. H. Caldwell, left, and F. B. Abernathy calibrate one of the new pieces of equipment involved -- a pressure transducer."
Date: March 26, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0097]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "DRESSED UP is the only term to apply to this rig of Parker Drilling Co., which is cutting hole at the Phillips Petroleum Co.'s No. 2 Cicero (Murray) on the north edge of the Lindsay townsite, in Garvin County, and is part of the contractor's policy of "good house keeping."
Date: April 17, 1960
Creator: LACY
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0110]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The "Trading Bay," a unique single-leg oil drilling platform, is shown being tilted into position in Cook Inlet, near Anchorage, Alaska, June 16."
Date: June 20, 1966
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0116]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Derrickman Dennis Foy is at the top of his profession as he works 90 feet above the base of an oil rig in the drilling of a Wyoming well for Aminoil USA."
Date: August 23, 1983
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0101]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ANOTHER COMPACT is what field men call this heater, separator and tank hookup for high-pressure gas wells, a product of O'Neill Tank Co., of Great Bend, Kans."
Date: September 25, 1960
Creator: Wilson, Gene
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0113]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Over-seeing loading operations of 500 tons of drilling equipment on freight cars in Frisco Railway's Oklahoma City yards are, left to right, Jim Graham, with Texaco Inc.'s south American operations; Rex Beal, Oklahoma drilling superintendent for An-Son Corp., and A. H. "Red" Stephenson, An-Son's Louisiana contract drilling division manager."
Date: March 15, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0092]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Launched from the New Orleans, La., docks into the Mississippi river, just one of the massive lower hull footings of Kerr-McGee's Rig 54 makes a mighty splash."
Date: March 25, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0095]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TUNNELING below Ponca City, this loader operator is removing limestone about 350 feet below the surface during construction of Continental Oil Co.'s 300,000-barrel, $1,275,000 underground storage cavern for propane."
Date: November 13, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0112]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "PULLING OUT of the frisco Railway freight yard in Oklahoma City Tuesday -- headed for Guatemala -- this 30-car train loaded with 500 tons of oilwell drilling equipment is the largest single rail shipment of machinery from Oklahoma in history."
Date: March 19, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society