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dc.descriptionUndated photograph of two unidentified men and oil well equipment. The bottom of the image states that they are “putting a cartridge of nitroglycerin into a well to ‘shoot’ it.”en_US
dc.format.extent1 print : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
dc.publisherDigitized by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. To use these digital files in any form, an attribution of "Courtesy of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library" must accompany the image.
dc.subject.lcshPetroleum industry and trade--Texas--Desdemona.
dc.subject.lcshEastland County (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshOil fields--Texas.
dc.subject.lcshOil well drilling.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry--Equipment and supplies.
dc.subject.lcshDesdemona (Tex.)
dc.title[Putting a cartridge containing nitroglycerin]en_US

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  • Desdemona, Texas
    The collection consists of photographs of Desdemona, Texas. The bulk of the photographs are of the oil boom in Desdemona, circa 1920. Also included are images of a tank baptism and an unidentified peanut farm in Eastland County, Texas.

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