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3" Cannon

Description: Photograph of a 3" Cannon used to shoot oil tanks when they caught fire. The oil drained into a dyke surrounding the tank and prevented the tank from boiling over.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cable Tool Drilling Rig

Description: Photograph of a typical cable tool drilling rig. Drilling bits (about 8") is on anvil "driller" and tool dresser holding 16 pound sledge hammers to dress the red hot bit. Circle on floor is part of jack used to tighten tool joints. Drumright field, Drumright, OK, c. 1914.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Horse Team

Description: Photograph of a horse team hauling a piece of heavy oil field equipment in the Drumright Oil Field, Drumright, OK, with the caption, "This is the way all the equipment and supplies of all kinds were hauled from Cushing to the Drumright Oil Field until the Railway came in 1914." Photo by Oscar Drum, Bartlesville, OK.
Date: unknown
Creator: Drums, Oscar
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cushing Oil Field

Description: Photograph of a Rumley Oil Pull, an oil burning tractor used to haul oil field supplies from Cushing to the Drumright Oil Field, in the Cushing Oil Field, Cushing, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society