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Title
First oil well, Chanslor & Canfield
Creator
Collins, Isabel Porter, 1875-1954
Date Created and/or Issued
1896
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2016-0035.
Shows base of well, workmen, cart on rails. "1st oil well, miller fell off tower (another). Oil seepage from time made water proof baskets, catch fire - 'tar pits' burning, oil people. Coaling Parlar ND, Los Floras ND. Oil well marked by them" -- handwritten on verso.
Henry Collins;
Also have negative: no. 8260 (4x5 in.)
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph ; Image 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. on mount 8 1/4 x 10 in.
Identifier
(C)001559134CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Petroleum workers--California--Coaliinga--Photographs
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Coalinga
Coalinga (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Coaliinga
Coalinga
Coalinga (Calif.)

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