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Oil well, north of Tioga, N.D.
Oil well, north of Tioga, N.D.
TitleOil well, north of Tioga, N.D.
Date of Original1955
DescriptionAn oil rig reflected in water in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Oil wells
Petroleum industry
Reflections
LocationTioga (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberA3783
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryOil was first discovered in this area in 1951. Drilling began immediately. The one millionth barrel was produced in November of 1952.
Bibliographic ReferenceWord and Picture Story of Williston and Area Since 1887. s.n., Williston? N.D.: 1962. 68-69, 71.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3783)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3783
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