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Tanner oil well on Dan Harrison farm, Greene Co., PA.

Image ID: 111781

Tanner oil well on Dan Harrison farm, Greene Co., PA.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Tanner oil well on Dan Harrison farm, Greene Co., PA.

Item Physical Description

: 9 x 12 cm.

Notes

: 172 Stone [handwritten text, on separate paper] Since the first wells in Pennsylvania were not deep compared to some modern wells the derricks did not tower as high as those common today. The illustration shows the sort of derrick most often encountered in the early development of the Pennsylvania oil field.

Source

: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.5 - The epic of industry / (unpublished photographs) / Petroleum and natural gas

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 111781

Record ID

: 134635

Digital Item Published

: 3-29-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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