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Title
Signal Hill oil field, facing north and east. January 3, 1923
Creator
Aerograph Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date Created and/or Issued
1923-01-03
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A very wide, slightly elevated panoramic view of the oil field of Signal Hill, facing north and east. There are hundreds of oil rigs, or derricks, across the landscape. Among the oil rigs there are streets of houses, as well as large fields, some of which are planted with row crops. The street on the right is labeled "Hill Street", and one of the derricks directly above it is labeled "Old Colony No. 1." Writing in white in the bottom center reads "The Aerograph Co. ; 5880 Moneta ; L-A Cal. ; Photo no. 368". Writing in white on the right reads "Long Beach (Signal Hill) Calif."
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 196 cm (10 x 77 in)
Identifier
167759
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4431
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
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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