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Lower Tarr Farm.

Burning oil tanks at Olean.

Creek at Farrel Farm.

Going to Petroleum Centre.

East side of Triumph Hill, near Tidioute, Pa.

Phil Sheridan [oil] tanks.

View of Flat Iron Rocks.

Scene on Oil Creek, Pennsylvania.

View near Oil City, Pennsylvania.

The churches.

Down the river from Tidioute.

Maple Shade wells. [Hand-colored view.]

Oil City, Pa.

Rixford oil fire.

[View of two homes, couples standing out front.]

Creek at Tarr Farm.

Oil wells, Bradford, Pa.

B.B. & K. wreck. [Train wreck on the B.B. & K. Rail Road.]

Hill at Turnkeyville. [Hand-colored view.]

Refining oil.

View of Flat Iron Rocks.

McKinney Hotel, Pleasantville, Pa.

Union Hill, Cherry River, Oil City.

Tarport and Limestone from B.B. & K. R.R.

Noble well and ferry.

Oceala Lease.

Lower McElhany farm.

Mrs. Stewart's residence, Perry St., Titusville, Penn.

Oil wells and tanks, Bradford, Pa.

Tankage, west side, Oil City.

Explosion of the benzine tank.

"New Strike," Dennis Run.

East side, Triumph Hill, 50 derricks.

Farrel Farm.

Maple Shade wells. [Hand-colored view.]

Refining oil. The agitator, or treating tank.

Loading tank cars.

Fishing with pole tools, in a well 1,500 feet deep.

Scene on Oil Creek, Pennsylvania.

Creek at Farrel Farm.

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

Lower Tarr Farm.

Oil wells and tanks, Bradford, Pa.

Oil City, Pa.

Maple Shade wells. [Hand-colored view.]

View near Oil City, Pennsylvania.

Oil wells, Bradford, Pa.

[View on Oil Creek.]

Fishing with pole tools, in a well 1,500 feet deep.

Creek at Tarr Farm.

Down from Cherry Run. [Oil derrick and bridge over the creek.]

Standard Refinery, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Source of the world's most gigantic fortune, pumping wells in the oil country, Pennsylvania.

Fording scene at Funkville, Pa.

Oil tanks, Bradford, Pa.

Noble well and ferry.

Top of Triumph Hill, 50 derricks.

[Drilling an oil well.]

Old Boyd House.

Shipping oil, McElhany's Farm.

Paying toll at Petroleum Centre.

Hollow sycamore, Oil Creek. [Group portrait of men and boys in the hollow bole of a tree.]

Source of the world's most gigantic fortune, pumping wells in the oil country, Pennsylvania.

Phil Sheridan [oil] tanks.

Loading tank cars.

Standard Refinery, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Drake Well, the first oil well.

Old Boyd House and oil exchange.

Phil Sheridan well Tarr Farm.

Tarport and Limestone from B.B. & K. R.R.

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

[View of a train crossing the Kinzua Bridge.]

Summit City.

[View of a train crossing the Kinzua Bridge.]

100 ft. derricks.

Bennehoff Run.

Phil Sheridan [oil] tanks.

Explosion of the benzine tank.

[Oil rig and buildings.]

Wells and tanks between Derrick and Gilmor.

View of [oil] wells.

Farrel Farm.

Union Hill, Cherry River, Oil City.

Oceala Lease.

Old Boyd House and oil exchange.

Old Boyd House.

[View of a building surrounded by oil derricks and barrels.]

Scene on Oil Creek, Pennsylvania.

East side, Triumph Hill, 50 derricks.

Petroleum Centre. [View of U.S. Hotel and shops.]

Oil wells, Bradford, Pa.

Top of Triumph Hill, 50 derricks.

Going to Petroleum Centre.

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, oil field in Penn'a., U.S.A.

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, oil field in Penn'a., U.S.A.

Lower McElhany farm.

The great Kinzua Bridge near Alton, Pa. Highest bridge in the world. [View of construction.]

Source of the world's most gigantic fortune, pumping wells in the oil country, Pennsylvania.

View of [...] Cummings and Co., Cherry Run, Rouseville, Venango County, Pa.

Great Western refinery.

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