Photograph collection of the ISGS Oil Department - Album A

Call Number: 
5115
Date: 
1900
Notes: 

Official Photograph Album of the Oil department, State Geological Survey. R.S. Blatchley";
Also known as "Album A";
See also ISGS Bulletin 22;
Photographs show effects of oil and saltwater on surface waters; oil wells; derricks; pumping jacks; Ohio Oil Company's pumping station in Stoy, Illinois; railroad oil tank cars; power house; nitro-glycerine magazine; oil stores; oil tank farm; tank fire accident; Red Cross Railroad car used as a classroom for first-aid instruction;

Keywords: 

Oil and gas development;
Petroleum;
Derricks;
Wells;

Added Entries: 

Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin 22

 

Manuscripts, maps, fieldnotes, and photographs may be viewed in-house only. Please contact the ISGS Special Collections Curator, Anne Huber, for an appointment at 217-300-0005 or email huber@illinois.edu Monday thru Friday, 8am-noon or 1pm-5pm.