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Title
Signal Hill oil field. April 1, 1931
Creator
Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
1931-04-01
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A slightly elevated panoramic view of the oil field at Signal Hill. There are hundreds of oil rigs, or derricks, most with sheds or circular structures nearby, distributed along dirt roads. There are a few houses scattered among the oil rigs. Steam is rising from some of the rigs in the immediate foreground. There is a note in white just left of center, reading "Photo No. 2. By ; C.C. Pierce & Co. ; 1572 W. Pico L.A. ; 4-1-1931."
Names attached to this photograph in the finding aid are E.M. Sullivan and Hub Petroleum Corporation.
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 80 cm (10 x 32 in)
Identifier
167768
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4440
Subject
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Oil wells--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Houses--California--Signal Hill. (lctgm)
Panoramas--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Negatives. (aat)
Place
Long Beach (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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