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Title
Exterior view of Shell Oil Company refinery at night, ca.1940
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of an exterior view of Shell Oil Company refinery at night, ca.1940. The refinery is at center and is a tall structure that is made mostly of metal beams. Several flights of stairs are visible at left, and an extensive network of pipes can be seen near the ground at center. Three tall smokestacks rise up from the pipes at center. There are bright lights in several places high on the structure.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12260
USC-2-1-1-12413 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-33301
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12260
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-33301.jpg
Subject
Industry--Oil--General
Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum refineries
Shell Oil Company
Industrial sites
Time Period
circa 1940
Place
California
USA
Source
33301 [Accession number]
CHS-33301 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
unidentified no: 283 [Identifying number]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1890-1960
USC
chs-m825

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