Empire Refineries, Inc., oil refineries, 1919

nitrate negative

Unknown Photographer
December 1919
nitrate negative
overall: 8 x 10 in.

8x10 nitrate negative photographed possibly by an unidentified photographer. Image is a view of machinery at a refinery of huge tanks with furnaces below surrounded with a brick wall nearly three stories high. Image is part of a series of photographs taken for or about Empire Refineries, Inc. owner of oil fields, refineries and railroad cars for oil transportation in December of 1919. Empire Refineries, Inc. also had places in Independence, Kansas and Ponca, Okmulgee, Oklahoma City and Cushing, Oklahoma and was a subsidiary of Cities Service Company. Typed neg. sleeve info.: "10012 / Box 873". Original owners number from surface side of negative: "68-5048". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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Oil refineries