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Title
Exterior view of the Shell Oil Company, showing three cylindrical towers, 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 the Shell Oil Company, showing three cylindrical towers, ca.1940. Two tall, lightly-colored cylindrical towers stand at center with a shorter, wider tower standing in front of them on the right. Ladders surrounded with rounded guard rails climb up the sides of the towers to the machinery which sits on the platforms on their tops. The towers stand above what appears to be a lightly-colored, metal walkway of a building which extends over the foreground on the left. Beams extend from the building on the left over the thick pipes over the foreground on the right.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
24 x 19 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12254
USC-2-1-1-12407 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-41040
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12254
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-41040.jpg
Subject
Industry--Oil--General
Petroleum industry and trade
Petroleum refineries
Shell Oil Company
Industrial sites
Time Period
circa 1940
Place
California
USA
Source
41040 [Accession number]
84-1-1852 [Microfiche number]
CHS-41040 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1890-1960
USC
chs-m825

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