California Oil Museum

Image

California Oil Museum postcard
California Oil Museum postcard verso

Title

California Oil Museum

Identifier

20155 PC

Description

A view of the front and side facades of the California Oil Museum in Santa Paula. The museum is in the same building where the Union Oil Company was organized in 1890. Building is made of brick or stone facing, with large glass windows on its ground floor. Five oriel windows on the upper story, with the window over the street corner appearing to be the most ornate.

Verso caption: California Oil Museum - Santa Paula, California. On Route 126, connecting Routes 101 and 99. Ths is the oldest of all western oil buildings, where Union Oil Company was organized in 1890. Bricks and wood for this structure were brought around the Horn in the early eighties.

[Columbia Wholesale Supply, 1047 N. Havenhurst, Hollywood, 46, Calif., H490 and 9428]

Creator

Mahan, Max

Date

No date

Format

Color postcard
15 x 10 cm

Subject

California Oil Museum
Petroleum--Santa Paula

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Paula (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Is Referenced By

MVC045 Collection of Ventura County postcards

Collection

Citation

Mahan, Max, “California Oil Museum,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed July 16, 2024, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5714.