Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

Oil Tank at the Standard Oil Refinery in Wood River


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This circa 1970s color photograph shows a Standard Oil Tank from street view with a car and white fence in foreground. The Standard Oil logo is displayed in full color on the side of the tank, with the text "Standard Oil Division of American Oil Company Wood River Refinery." The company was later simply known as Amoco, for American Oil Company.


  • refineries
  • Wood River
  • Wood River Refinery
  • industry


Circa 1970s




  • Photograph


  • Color photographic print


  • Wood River, Illinois


  • WRM-P-0001
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