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Super Oil Company bulk plant fire, Moorhead, Minn.
Super Oil Company bulk plant fire, Moorhead, Minn.
TitleSuper Oil Company bulk plant fire, Moorhead, Minn.
Date of Original1952-09-06
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionNight image showing a large ball of fire rising from burning oil tank.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Fires
Petroleum industry
Explosions
Night photographs
Organization NameSuper Oil Company (Moorhead, Minn.)
LocationMoorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
AddressMoorhead (Minn.) - Center Avenue
Moorhead (Minn.) - Center Avenue - 1100 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.76
Negative Number2098.76
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Fargo Forum photo shows midnight fire engulfing oil plant. Oil-fed flames leaped high into the air early today when fire destroyed the Super Oil Company bulk plant on Moorhead's main street. This picture was taken by Forum Photographer Cal Olson, who lives eight blocks away and was at the scene before the fire trucks arrived. The burning oil and gasoline generated a terrifically
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/12634
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.76)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000002
Original SourceNegative
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