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Title
$10,000 damage in Signal Hill oil well fire
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Fire destroyed a wooden rig, pumping house and three adjacent tanks of the Exeter Oil Co.'s hilltop Exchange well at Signal Hill. Photo shows a mass of fire ruins. Damage was estimated at more than $10,000. Photo dated: November 19, 1951.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00037048
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1998
CARL0000040055
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/12030
Subject
Exeter Oil Co. (Signal Hill, Calif.)
Oil fields--California--Signal Hill
Fires--California--Signal Hill
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Signal Hill
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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