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Goose Creek Oil Field
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This photograph was taken at the height of the oil boom, circa 1916. The wooden tanks in the foreground were tightened down by driving hoops to keep them from leaking. Note one of the early steel, riveted tanks behind the wooden tank on the right.
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Humble Oil Reproduction Department
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8075*3045
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