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Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off.

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Title
Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.5 - The epic of industry

(unpublished photographs)

Petroleum and natural gas

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Petroleum industry -- United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Petroleum refineries
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Photo courtesy Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corp.
Physical Description
Extent: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c190f180-c613-012f-685f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b644-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b644-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b644-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Filling ½ gallon cans of motor oil at the East Chicago refinery of the Sinclair Refining Co. When the can is full the oil is automatically shut off.