Oilfield Fires

Below are fires that took place in about 1902 at Edgerton and Trost, both oil fields in Texas. Roll your mouse over the first picture to see what the scene looked like after the fires were out.

move your mouse over the image above to see the aftermath of the fire
Images from the Collection of the Texas Energy Museum. 1) 3052; 1a) 3053 [rolloverimage]; 2) 3050 and 3) 3051

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