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1915 Car in Flood at Wood River Standard Oil Co. Refinery

Citation

“1915 Car in Flood at Wood River Standard Oil Co. Refinery,” Madison Historical, accessed February 24, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1098.

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Description

A black and white Albumen print of a car sitting empty in the flooded Standard Oil Refinery Yard, with power lines, holding tanks in foreground, chimney stacks, also known as stills are in the background. The photo is matted on a stiff particle wood frame. Labeled on front bottom right corner "Gotler Photo Wood River, Ill" and written on bottom left side in black ink "8-15-15." On back in black ink "8-15-1915 Flood 4-15-15, 20 tube stills installed" Some water damage on backer board.

Transcription

  • Labelled on the front bottom right corner "Gotler Photo Wood River, Ill" and written on bottom left side in black ink "8-15-15." Written on the back in black ink, "8-15-1915 Flood 4-15-15 20 tube stills installed"

Subjects

  • refineries
  • Wood River
  • Wood River Refinery

Date

August 15, 1915

Language

English

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white photographic print

Coverage

  • Wood River, Illinois
  • 1920's

Identifier

  • WRM-P-0004
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