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Oil wells in Signal Hill, at Long Beach, ca.1925
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1925
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
University of Southern California Digital Library
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-- 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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Photograph of oil wells in Signal Hill, at Long Beach, ca.1925. Oil derricks line the land, with a variety of house-like structures, tanks and piping built into their bases. Left of center stand six smoke stacks, behind several tanks. Several house-like units sit at the right of the foreground, across a few large tanks. A wooden house-like structure sits atop an oilrig at left. The background is a forest of derricks and tanks.
1 photograph : transparency, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
photographic prints
USC-1-1-1-12546 [Legacy record ID]
Industry--Oil--Los Angeles County--Long Beach
Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum refineries
Oil fields
Time Period
circa 1925
Los Angeles
Signal Hill
Long Beach
41131 [Accession number]
84-1-1748 [Microfiche number]
CHS-41131 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960

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