Standard Oil Rotary Rig and Crew

Image

Standard Oil Rotary Rig and Crew

Title

Standard Oil Rotary Rig and Crew

Identifier

8388

Source

Donated by: R. W. Lefever

Description

Crew of five men working on a Standard Oil rotary drilling rig. Man nearest to the viewer is holding a tool and possibly adjusting a pipe. The four other men pose with tools and machinery in the background. One man's face is obscured by a camera flare or degradation to the image.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1913

Format

Black and white photograph
12.8 x 17.3 cm (mounted)

Subject

Oil industry workers
Oil well drilling rigs
Standard Oil Company

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Standard Oil Rotary Rig and Crew,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed July 19, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7279.