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Image / Signal Hill oil field, facing north and east. December 27, 1922

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Title
Signal Hill oil field, facing north and east. December 27, 1922
Creator
Aerograph Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Contributor
Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
1922-12-27
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A 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 numerous vacant lots. There are railroad tracks on the far left side of the image. Small clouds of smoke or steam are coming out of the ground near one of the oil rigs in the foreground. Writing in white in the bottom left corner reads "No. 226 ; C.C. Pierce & Co. ; 1572 W. Pico Blvd."
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 83 cm (10 x 33 in)
Identifier
167757
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4429
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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