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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #10958 - Box 70

Box 70

1 36 prints of people, oil wells, compressor room of the Signal Oil & Gas Plant in Tioga, N.D., men working, portrait of Joseph Zaba, local businesses including R & H Service station, Wesco Gas, and S Kelly service station, and R.J. Allison Company trucks, plus newspaper clippings and page layouts
2 73 prints and 1 screened negative: Interior and machines used in gas plants and oil
wells, exterior of buildings, aerial views overlooking buildings and plants, and construction of the Signal Oil and Gas Company Refinery in Tioga, N.D.
3 16 prints and 1 screened negative: Men working on oil basin pipeline near Glendive, MT, construction of the Signal Oil and Gas Company Refinery in Tioga, N.D., oil well gas flares, Subterranean Highways of pipelines, listing of Williston Basin oil stories, group picture, Vern McGee Gas Plant South of Alexander, map of pipelines, aerial view of the Westland Oil Refinery; Oil cutlines for pix, pamphlets and brochures including Standard Oil’s Newest – Mandan Refinery Dedication Oct. 2, 1954; Williston Basin Refining Corporation April 10, 1953; Amerada Petroleum Corporation Annual Report for 1952; Petroleum Transportation; draft article titles Checkers is the Name of the Game; handwritten notes, and pipeline construction.
4 38 prints and 3 screened negatives – oil workers, oil wells at night, oil well drilling rigs, men looking at maps, prints labeled as The Dragon Killer of drilling derrick’s being destroyed, images used in Bill Shemorry’s book titled Mud, Sweat & Oil, aerial views, men inspecting Butte Pipeline River crossing, picture of Williams County landowners, Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Assoc. L to r Dois Dallas, Harold Pollman, Iver Solberg, Wilson Laird, and Marvin Dylander; clearing snow from roads in 1951, construction of Butte Pipeline river crossing South of Culbertson, Bad Taste Party group portrait; cutlines, letter to Shemorry from John P. Bluemle the North Dakota State Geologist; draft article titles Oil Patch Tales, map, newspaper clipping of Shemorry’s Nostalgia article titles Money doesn’t always flow from well printed in Dakota View Jan. 30, 1986.
5 10 large prints of aerial views of towns including Tioga, N.D., oil wells, and construction of the Signal Oil Gas Pipeline as it crosses Lake Sakakawea taken by Shemorry in 1961; newspaper articles on oil wells and sulphur.

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