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A Trip Through Wood River Refinery Pamphlet

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Citation

“A Trip Through Wood River Refinery Pamphlet,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1504.

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Description

This pamphlet was produced by the Standard Oil Company at Wood River and was used as a resource during tours through the refinery. This pamphlet includes many pictures of equipment in the refinery, a flow chart, and a map. The pamphlet also explains the significance of the different units and goes through the refining process.

Subjects

  • industry
  • culture
  • Wood River
  • refineries
  • Standard Oil Refinery

Date

April 1954

Type

  • Book or portion of book

Format

  • Book Viewer

Coverage

  • Wood River, Illinois
  • 1950s

Identifier

  • WRM-D-0027
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