Black and white photo of oil erupting through derrick
"Gusher with truck, Kirby Petroleum Company." (1920 and 1929) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/77410.
Photograph from the Houston-based Kirby Petroleum Company and the records of George Sawtelle, president of the company for more than 20 years. This material provides a valuable look at the early days of the oil industry in Texas.
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