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dc.descriptionPhotograph of teams of horses on a street in Electra, Texas hauling equipment. “Walker’s Oil Field Hauling Contractor Outfit moving steam boiler to provide power to drill oil well going south on Cleveland Avenue, Electra; Winter, 1912. Electra State Bank Building, the Texas Pipe Line Company occupied the second floor of the building.”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--Electra.
dc.subject.lcshWichita County (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshElectra (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshOil industry workers.
dc.subject.lcshOil industry--Equipment and supplies.
dc.title[Hauling Contractor Outfit]en_US

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  • Electra, Texas
    This collection consists of photographs of Electra, Texas, dated from 1900-1973, with the bulk of the photographs concerning early town life and the oil boom days from 1909-1918.

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