A group of six men, in shirtsleeves, standing on and around a mock-up of a preliminary drilling rig. They are in what appears to be a large field, with trees in the distance behind them. Photograph taken during the Rice Engineering Show, circa 1940. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Men posing in front of contraption at the Rice Engineering Show, Rice Institute." (1940) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/75409.
The Rice Engineering Show ran from 1920-1956.
Events; William M. Rice Institute--History; Engineering--Exhibitions--Texas--Houston; Oil well drilling rigs--Texas--Houston; Oil fields--Equipment and supplies; More... Rice University--History Less...
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