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Construction site of Standard Oil Company refinery, Mandan, N.D.
Construction site of Standard Oil Company refinery, Mandan, N.D.
TitleConstruction site of Standard Oil Company refinery, Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1953-08
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAerial view of oil refinery construction site. There are a few buildings in the foreground. Beyond that is visible an area with turned up earth and a crane. Near the horizon is the Missouri River.
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General SubjectAerials
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Petroleum industry
Construction
Construction equipment
Hoisting machinery
Buildings
Rivers
Subject (LCSH)Horizon
Organization NameStandard Oil Company
LocationMandan (N.D.)
Morton County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Missouri River
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.875
Negative Number2035.875
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"A grain field a year ago has been turned into a beehive of activity north of Mandan where work is progressing on the Standard Oil Company refinery. A few temporary buildings are on the site and early work included leveling, laying underground pipe and building foundations." - Caption with image featured in article "Mandan Busy City But Boom Said Under Expectations", by Gifford Herron, Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, August 30, 1953, p 12.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.875)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000285
Original SourceNegative
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