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Shemorry, Bill, 1914-2...
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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...
Soldiers eating on board the U.S.S. General Brook
Soldiers; Men; People; Mess halls; Tables; Eating & drinking; Interiors;
Crew and soldiers sitting at tables eating in the mess hall on board the USS General Brook, a military troop transport ship. Taken while Bill Shemorry was in the 164th Signal Photo Company as a combat...
View of a man reading on a military transport ship, Columbo, Sri Lanka
Soldiers; Men; People; Ships; Harbors; Reading; Military life;
Soldier sitting and reading a magazine on the deck of a military transport ship, while several other soldiers and crew members look over the opposite railing, probably at the ship, "Nieuw Amsterdam" in...
Group portrait of men with the Lone Star Lady airplane, China
Men; Air pilots; Airplanes; Airplane cockpits; Soldiers;
Portrait of seven men labeled as the crew of the "Lone Star Lady" in front of the cockpit of their airplane on the runway. Taken while Bill Shemorry was in the 164th Signal Photo Company as a combat photographer...
Drilling crew at work near Grenora, N.D.
Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum industry; Petroleum workers; Drilling & boring machinery; Drilling; Men;
A penrod drilling crew working on the hunt No. 1 Garaas was 'Coming out of the hole' after drilling down to about 3,000 ft. The garaas location is scheduled to be an 8,800 ft. Madison test. It is located...
Crew of Universal Drilling rig 2, North of Temple, N.D.
People; Men; Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum industry; Petroleum workers; Hats;
"The crew of Universal Drilling rig 2 pose for their 'portrait' on the Apache Corp. Williams Expl. 1-2 Delaney well north of Temple in Williams county. Included are Richard Stoops, Dean Lund, Larry Frisinger,...
Three women geologist crew, Divide County, N.D.
Women; People; Geology; Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum workers; Petroleum industry; Coats; Hats; Mittens; Smiley faces;
View of three women smiling and one man all wearing hard hats at an oil well site. Caption with photograph - "A new record was set in Divide County recently when a three 'man' geologist crew on one rig...
Mars Task Force fires at Japanese troops, Burma
War; Mortars (Ordnance); Men; Smoke;
"American mortar crew pounds Japanese in Burma. A mortar crew of the U.S. Mars Task Force fires at Japanese troops and supply columns north of Lashio in northease Burma. The American troops, attempting...
Williston's 10th anniversary of oil discovery celebration, N.D.
Celebrations; Parades & processions; Business districts; Petroleum industry; Television broadcasting; Television production & direction; Television industry; Television news anchors; Interviews; Spectators; People; Cameras; Restaurants; Automobile equipment & supplies;
A view of spectators at the 10th anniversary of oil discovery celebration, and a KUMV television crew recording a live interview. McCurdy's Restaurant and Coast to Coast Automobile supplies are visible...
Mendenhall Ferry, dedication, south of Tioga, N.D.
Dedications; Ferries; Men; Waterfronts; Rivers; Hats; Construction workers;
A view of the crew who made the Mendenhall Ferry and the dedication ceremony possible, south of Tioga, N.D.
Threshing scene, N.D.
Threshing; Harvesting; Men; Farmers; Agricultural machinery & implements; Carts & wagons; Horses; Hats; Tractors;
A distant view of a threshing crew, consisting of agricultural machinery, several horse drawn carts full of hay, and a tractor in the rear.
First passenger train arrives at Watford City, N.D.
Railroad cars; Railroad companies; Railroad stations; Railroad facilities; Railroad locomotives; Railroad passenger cars; Men; Women; Children;
On September 24, 1914, the steel laying crew completed the main line into Watford. A work train bringing lumber for a depot came shortly after. On October 22, daily passenger service began. Passengers...
Wild Cow Railroad, Trestle over million yard fill, near Watford City, N.D.
Trestles; Railroad construction workers; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad employees; Men;
Workers and trestle construction over million yard fill hear Watford City, N.D.
Wild Cow Railroad, carloads of dirt being dumped in fill for railroad construction, Watford City, N.D.
Dirt; Trestles; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees; Railroad cars; Railroad locomotives;
Great Northern management kept its word that the tracks would be laid as far east as Watford. A crew of some forty men arrived and fired up the boilers. It was not too long until the first carloads of...
First Congregational Church Men's Club portrait
Men; Clubs; Cooks; Men; Women; Churches;
Members of the First COngregational Church Men's Club posed for their group photo in mid-November 1949 following the serving of some 600 diners who brought tickets to their annual Pilgrim Dinner. The story...
Snowden (Mondak) Bridge capstan, McKenzie County, N.D.
Bridges; Vertical lift bridges;
This view from the top of the lift span looking north, shows one of the two towers holding its 350 ton cement counterbalance. In the foreground is a capstan, a part of the built-in contingency equipment...
Great Northern Railroad track maintenance crew
Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad employees; Railroad tracks; Construction equipment; Shovels; Men; Railroad handcars;
"An early-day Great Northern Railway track maintenance crew with a hand-car and 4-wheel trailer is pictured during a stop at a track-switch. Two of the men, activating the handle-bars on the hand-car furnished...
First Lutheran Lutefisk Dinner, kitchen crew, Wiliston, N.D.
Churches; Men; Fish; Eating & drinking; Cooks; Aprons;
"Members of the Lutefisk Dinner 'kitchen crew' are pictured: left to right are: Henry Ellertson, Oscar H. Lee, Iver Brevik, Pete Nesheim, John Semenko, A.E. Englem, John Hoeruf, T.C. Flaten, Carl Anderson,...
Sig Forseth directs the work of a maintenance crew from his office in Williston, N.D.
Radios; Offices; Public utility companies;
Manager Sig Forseth directs the work of a maintenance crew via radio from his office in Williston. A 240 watt two-way radio system was installed in July 1950.
Arvig Construction crew creating holes for electric poles
Construction industry; Construction workers; Construction industry; Snow; Holes; Explosives; Explosions; Electric lines; Men;
A crew of the Arvig Construction Co. is pictured in January, 1947, operating a power auger at a location west of Williston. The operational procedure during the cold winter months when the earth was frozen,...
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