A man is shown seated in a mock-up of a preliminary drilling rig during the Rice Engineering Show, circa 1940. The sign on the rig includes a number of humorous touches, such as “Poorboy Prod. Co. A. Q. Rice #1”, “Permit # 00000.0” and indicating the location is “Bonedry Field”. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Man sitting in contraption at the Rice Engineering Show, Rice Institute." (1940) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/75410.
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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