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Title
Great Western refinery.
Additional title: Views of the oil regions.
Names
American Stereoscopic Company (Publisher)
Collection

Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views

United States

States

Pennsylvania.

Stereoscopic views of the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York.

Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY Dennis Coll 91-F314
Topics
Pennsylvania
Petroleum chemical industry -- Environmental aspects
Petroleum industry -- New York (State)
Petroleum industry -- Pennsylvania
Genres
Stereographs
Photographs
Notes
Content: Includes six hand-colored views.
Content: Includes views by C. W. Woodward, Frank Robbins, Detlor & Waddell and other photographers and publishers.
Content: Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Content: Some Frank Robbins views have had name removed and the label of the National Oil Journal attached.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: Views in the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York: primarily views along Oil Creek, but also views in the Tuna Valley of New York and Pennsylvania; primarily views of oil derricks, including the first oil well (1859, near Titusville), refineries, storage tanks, shipping in barrels on barges and by railroad tank car, shooting wells with nitrolycerine, pumping oil, oil refinery and tank fires, drilling and removing drills from wells; also includes views of the r.r. bridge over Kinzua Creek, including a construction view; views of wagons fording a river, a ferry, towns in the oil region including Bradford, Oil City, Summit City, Tidioute, Tarport and Limestone; views of homes including "Old Boyd House," a log cabin, with "oil exchange" in background, views of churches, burning oil tanks at Olean, N.Y., a train wreck on the B. B. & K. R. R., people picnicking at Flat Iron Rocks, and a view of a man on horseback paying a bridge toll at Petroleum Center; group portrait of men and boys in the hollow bole of a tre
Content: Woodward, Union View Co., L. D. & Co., and American scenery series are from the same negative series.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG91-F314
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11708115
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8e3167a0-c565-012f-7b63-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Great Western refinery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-5794-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Great Western refinery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-5794-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. Great Western refinery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-5794-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Great Western refinery.