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Title
Powell-Stockton oil derrick no. 1, Kettleman Hills oil field, Kings County. January 1923
Date Created and/or Issued
1932-01
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A panoramic view of the Kettleman Hills oil field in Kings County. There is oil rig in the center which has a few sheds nearby, and two circular storage tanks on the hill on the far left. A sign posted just in front of the derrick reads "Powell-Stockton ; Inv. Co. Ltd. ; No. 1.". The tops of five automobiles are visible above the crest of the hill, left of the oil rig, and there are a few men standing nearby. The surrounding land is dry and hilly, with only low scrub growing.
Possibly the same oil rig as in photCL 470 (215)?
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 159 cm (10 x 63 in)
Identifier
167808
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4480
Subject
Kings County (Calif.)--Photographs
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Photographs
Oil wells--California--Photographs
Panoramas--California--Photographs
Negatives. (aat)
Place
Kings County (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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