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Title
Signal Hill oil field. January 18, 1931
Creator
Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
1931-01-18
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A slightly elevated panoramic view of the oil field at Signal Hill. There are hundreds of oil rigs, or derricks, most with sheds or circular structures nearby, distributed along dirt roads. There are only a few derricks on the far left, and beyond that is a residential area. Ms. markings in the center show where Well No. 1 of the Hub Petroleum Corporation is located. Writing in white in the bottom left reads "Long Beach Oil Field ; -Signal Hill.- ; 1-18-1931 ; Photo No. 2. By ; C.C. Pierce & Co. ; 1572 W. Pico L.A."
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 133 cm (10 x 52 in)
Identifier
167767
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4439
Subject
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Oil wells--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Panoramas--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Negatives. (aat)
Place
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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