Empire Refineries, Inc., railroad oil tank car, 1919
nitrate negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES
overall: 8 x 10 in.
8x10 nitrate negative photographed possibly by an unidentified photographer most likely in Oklahoma in December of 1919. Image of a railroad tank car for oil owned by the Empire Refineries, Inc. Notation on tank car: "WESTINGHOUSE / AIR BRAKE / EQUIPPED WITH/ DUST COLLECTOR". 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. 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.: "10015 / Box 873". Original owners number from surface side of negative: "68-5051". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection