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1. H.O. Bakken #1 oil well, Tioga, N.D. H.O. Bakken #1 oil well, Tioga, N.D. Oil well drilling rigs; Oil wells; Lakes & ponds; A view of the H.O. Bakken oil well, spudded July 13, 1951 and completed September 9, 1951.

2. Oil discovery in North Dakota, monument, Tioga, N.D. Oil discovery in North Dakota, monument, Tioga, N.D. Monuments & memorials; View of a monument in Tioga, N.D. Inscription reads: "Oil was first discovered in North Dakota by Amerada Petroleum Corporation April 4, 1951. This Williston Basin Discovery, Clarence Iverson No. 1 opened...

3. Unidentified oil well, Williston Basin, N.D. Unidentified oil well, Williston Basin, N.D. Petroleum industry; Oil well drilling rigs;

4. Tower-man working on an oil well derrick, Mountrail County, N.D. Tower-man working on an oil well derrick, Mountrail County, N.D. Men; Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum workers; Petroleum industry; Pipelines; Towers; Tower-man at work in June 1955, on the Lofflund Drilling Company’s derrick on Amerada’s Henry Rohde No. 3 in Mountrail County, N.D. The "Highest job in the oil field is the work of the derrick man...

5. Clarence Iverson #1 oil well and collapsed Loffland rig, south of Tioga, N.D. Clarence Iverson #1 oil well and collapsed Loffland rig, south of Tioga, N.D. Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum industry; Petroleum workers; Barrels; Snow; A mass of twisted wreckage was all that was left of the historic Loffland Drilling Co. rig that drilled the Clarence Iverson discovery well. As it was being moved to a new location, a leg collapsed, toppling...

6. View looking down Main Street, Williston, N.D. View looking down Main Street, Williston, N.D. Streets; Stores & shops; Storefronts; Buildings; Automobiles; Signs (Notices); Street lights; City & town life; View looking down Main Street, Williston, N.D. There are cars driving down the street and others parked along the curb. Businesses and buildings are visible on both sides of the street. On the left signs...

7. Leonard Brown and Don Picek at Texas Company's Helle No. 1A near Keene, N.D. Leonard Brown and Don Picek at Texas Company's Helle No. 1A near Keene, N.D. Oil wells; Petroleum workers; Petroleum industry; Men; People; Employees; View of two men standing and chatting next to an oil well Christmas tree.

“The Luck of The Texans. ‘It doesn’t look like very much yet, but it’s the beginning of another new...

8. Leonard Brown and Don Picek at Texas Company's Helle No. 1A near Keene, N.D. Leonard Brown and Don Picek at Texas Company's Helle No. 1A near Keene, N.D. Oil wells; Petroleum workers; Petroleum industry; Men; People; Employees; View of two men standing and chatting next to an oil well Christmas tree.

“The Luck of The Texans. ‘It doesn’t look like very much yet, but it’s the beginning of another new...

9. California Kamp wildcat oil well, Ray, N.D. California Kamp wildcat oil well, Ray, N.D. Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum industry; Farms; Croplands; "The rig used to drill the California Kamp wildcat in 1938 was one of the largest then in use in the U.S."

10. Natural gas rig, Eckman, N.D. Natural gas rig, Eckman, N.D. Drilling; Natural gas; Gas industry; Automobiles; Men; Chauffeurs; Bankers; Petroleum workers; Oil well drilling rigs; "Although records are scanty and nearly everyone who was living here in the early days of settlement is gone, a few tidbits of information remain to prove that as early as 1909, there was drilling for...

11. Williston Basin Energy Festival Events, Williston, N.D. Williston Basin Energy Festival Events, Williston, N.D. Petroleum industry; Dedications; Forums; Committees; Governors; Banquets; Parades & processions; Equipment; Equipment industry; Merchandise displays; Exhibit booths; Musicians; Bands; Barbecues; Schedules (Time plans); Williston Basin Energy Festival Events schedule for June 26 & 27, 1981, including a dedication, energy forum, speakers, banquet, energy equipment parade, energy exhibits and displays, Nashville entertainment,...

12. O'Brien Paints, Basin Paint & Wallpaper exterior, N.D. O'Brien Paints, Basin Paint & Wallpaper exterior, N.D. Buildings; Stores & shops; Storefronts; Signs (Notices); Doors & doorways; Paint industry; Paints & varnishes; Wallpaper industry; Wallpapers; Front exterior showing the main doors and two large windows of O'Brien Paints, Basin Paint & Wallpaper store. A sign in one window reads "Glass, Linoleum, floor sanding."

13. Big Viking Oil Co. oil celebration, southeastern Williams County, N.D. Big Viking Oil Co. oil celebration, southeastern Williams County, N.D. Oil well drilling rigs; Automobiles; Crowds; Men; Women; Children; Hats; Coats; Dresses; Cliffs; A large crowd has gathered to celebrate drilling operations at the Big Viking Oil Co. wildcat oil rig. At the base of the well, a large group of men, women, and children are walking, talking, and viewing...

14. Big Viking Oil Co. oil celebration, southeastern Williams County, N.D. Big Viking Oil Co. oil celebration, southeastern Williams County, N.D. Oil well drilling rigs; Bands; Musical instrument cases; Musical instruments; Musicians; Music stands; Music ensembles; Automobiles; Crowds; Men; Women; Children; Hats; Coats; Dresses; Chairs; Cliffs; A large crowd has gathered to celebrate drilling operations at the Big Viking Oil Co. wildcat oil rig. Members of a large band are seated in the foreground of the photograph, playing their instruments...

15. Hunt Oil Company natural gas plant, McGregor, N.D. Hunt Oil Company natural gas plant, McGregor, N.D. Natural gas; Industrial facilities; Gas industry; Petroleum industry; View of the exterior of Hunt Oil Company's natural gas plant a few miles east of McGregor, used to process the product from a number of wells in the area. It was completed in 1963.

16. Oil workers at Ytterdahl #2 oil well, Williston Basin, N.D. Oil workers at Ytterdahl #2 oil well, Williston Basin, N.D. Petroleum workers; Petroleum industry; Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Men; People; View of five men working on the second directional well, Ytterdahl #2 drilled by Worley & Harrell for Amerada Petroleum Corporation, South of the Missouri River in the Williston Basin, North Dakota.

17. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Oil wells; Moon; Eclipses; Morning; Petroleum industry; View of a lunar eclipse. Williston was treated to the last lunar eclipse of the 70s early Sept. 6. The eclipse began at 3:20a.m. and reached totality at 5:31a.m. This picture was taken during the later...

18. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Oil wells; Moon; Eclipses; Morning; Petroleum industry; View of a lunar eclipse. Williston was treated to the last lunar eclipse of the 70s early Sept. 6. The eclipse began at 3:20a.m. and reached totality at 5:31a.m. This picture was taken during the later...

19. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Oil wells; Moon; Eclipses; Morning; Petroleum industry; View of a lunar eclipse. Williston was treated to the last lunar eclipse of the 70s early Sept. 6. The eclipse began at 3:20a.m. and reached totality at 5:31a.m. This picture was taken during the later...

20. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Lunar eclipse with oil rig, Williston, N.D. Oil wells; Moon; Eclipses; Morning; Petroleum industry; View of a lunar eclipse. Williston was treated to the last lunar eclipse of the 70s early Sept. 6. The eclipse began at 3:20a.m. and reached totality at 5:31a.m. This picture was taken during the later...
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