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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

Cimarron River

Description: Photograph of "Maud" fording the Cimarron River at flood stage near Drumright, OK, c.1914-1916.
Date: 1914~/1916~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Drumright, OK

Description: Photograph of a panorama of Drumright, OK, c.1914.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

"The Greatest Oil Field in the Country"

Description: Photograph of the Cimarron River, at flood level, with the caption, "Greatest Oil Field in the Country, Drumright, Oklahoma." Photo by Electric Studio, Drumright, OK, c. 1914-1916.
Date: 1914~/1916~
Creator: Electric Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Oil Derrick

Description: Photograph of a derrick floor scene with an 18" drilling bit, Drumright, OK, c.1914.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Oil Ice-berg

Description: Photograph of a Christmas tree shaped ice-berg in the oil field, made from oily salt water frozen over a leaky well.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cimarron River Oil Field

Description: Photograph of the Cimarron River Oil Field north of Drumright, OK, c.1914-1915.
Date: 1914~/1915~
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

Cimarron River

Description: Photograph of the Cimarron River near Oilton, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Dropright

Description: Photograph of Dropright, a small oil field town in the Drumright Oil Field, Drumright, OK, c.1915.
Date: 1915~
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

Drumright Oil Field

Description: Photograph of pumping oil from batteries to big tanks in the Drumright Oil Field, Drumright, OK, c.1914.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Flow Tanks

Description: Photograph of flow tanks on the Cimarron River bed near Drumright, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Oil Tanks

Description: Photograph of oil tanks near Cushing, OK, c.1914-1916. 360 tanks - 55,000 barrels each - one acre.
Date: 1914~/1916~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Oil Loading Rack

Description: Photograph of an oil loading rack, Drumright, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Six Horse Team

Description: Photograph of a six horse team hauling a piece of heavy oil field equipment in the Drumright Oil Field, Drumright, OK, c.1915.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Drumright Oil Field

Description: Photograph of oil wells being pumped by steam drilling engines in the Drumright Oil Field, Drumright, OK, c.1914-1916.
Date: 1914~/1916~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Boilers

Description: Photograph of a battery of boilers used to quench the gas fire.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Explosion

Description: Photograph of a car wrecked by nitroglycerin after an explosion near Drumright, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Burning Oil Tanks

Description: Photograph of burning oil tanks, Prairie Oil and Gas Company, Drumright, OK.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cimarron River Oil Field

Description: Photograph of the Cimarron River Oil Field near Drumright, OK, c.1914.
Date: 1914~
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

Cimarron River

Description: Photograph of the foot bridge over the Cimarron River, in flood stage, near Drumright, OK, c.1914-1916.
Date: 1914~/1916~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society