A view of a wooden derrick in the Ventura Avenue oil field. Smoke or dust cloud by building in front of the derrick. Other buildings, an automobile, tanks and two other wooden derricks in the background.
Bird's eye view of a large oil field with oil derricks, buildings, trucks, equipment, and workers on the scene. Library records indicate it is possibly "Shell Oil Company Taylor Lease, Ventura Field." Two images mounted on white cardboard.
Description from back of photo: "The average Christmas tree of today has only one leg as show in this picture. The fittings on this Christmas tree do not have to stand the pressures shown in the older style tree and are more economical to install.…
A scene of green mountains next to the ocean. A road divides the mountains from the water, and in the center of the image, the stacks of the oil fields are on either side of the road.
[Kashower, M. Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 1200 & 31724]