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Old Time Wooden Drilling Platform
An older man stands on an older style wooden drilling platform that is abandoned. The well is just to the right of the "Old-Timer". The large cable reel is in the rear and there are several pieces of equipment left on the platform deck.

Portable Drilling Rig
Bird's eye view of a portable drilling rig, most likely cleaning out or reworking a previously drilled well. Standing tubing stock piled on ground for future use.

Heavy Duty Transport Truck
Truck used for hauling equipment to oil drilling site. Truck has tubing on the back and is loading small drilling or cleanout rig. Two men in hard hats in image.

Toolhouse Rack Drilling Tools
A view of drilling tools stored on the toolhouse rack. The objects in the immediate center foreground are called "subs" and are used to join together joints of pipe which have different type threads.

The objects in the center with curved bails are…

Toolhouse Rack
Drilling equipment--this view is taken on the toolhouse rack and shows several pieces of equipment that are used during drilling operations. To the extreme left is a goose neck swivel from which the drill pipe hangs when it is being rotated. In the…

Men Installing Oil Drilling Equipment
Men working--rigging up preparatory to commencing drilling operations. This means installing all the necessary equipment, such as drawworks, crown block, rotary table, mud pumps, engine, etc.

Mud Pits, Mud Hopper, and Drawworks
Image of oil equipment. The rectangular steel boxes in the foreground are called mud pits and act as reservoirs for the intake of the mud pumps, which will be used during drilling operations.

The hat shaped object in the left hand corner is a mud…

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View of a gas station with three cars parked at the pumps. One man fills his car with gas. Buildings in the background.

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Loading Oil Tank Trucks
Closeup view of Union Oil tank truck. A man stands on top of it, filling it with a hose.

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Loading Oil on Railroad Tank Cars
Closeup view of tank cars being loaded with oil.

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Oil Tanker
Bird's eye view of oil tanker in the ocean.

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Ship Loading Oil
Closeup view of a ship loading oil. A Union 76 storage tank is in left foreground of the image.

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Ships Loading Oil
Bird's eye view of ships loading oil in a harbor. Ships, buildings, and oil storage tanks visible, as well as water surrounding harbor and tracks running through the harbor.

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Crude Oil Storage Tanks
Bird's eye view of several crude oil storage tanks.

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Laying Oil Pipeline
Several men work to lay an oil pipeline around a bend. There is a construction vehicle securing some of the pipe as it gets placed.

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View of Oil Field
Bird's eye view of an oil field, with mountains and agricultural fields in the background.

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Oil Field Pump
Closeup view of an oil field pump. Oil derrick in background.

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Oil Fields
View of oil derricks and drilling equipment on oil fields.

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Men Working With Drill
Four men work with an oil drill.

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Man Holding Oil Drill Bit
A man in a hard hat leans down on the ground holding an oil drill bit into the ground.

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Oil Derrick
Bird's eye view of an oil derrick that appears to be under construction. Construction equipment and scaffolding around the derrick is visible.

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Oil Derrick
A view of an oil derrick from afar, cars parked all around it.

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Blowing Oil Well
A truck is parked next to an oil well blow-out. Mountains in the background.

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Man Checking Hillside for Oil
A man leans over a section of rocky hillside and checks for oil using an instrument.

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Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory Aerial View
Aerial photograph of the Oxnard sugar beet factory and the grounds surrounding it.

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