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Photograph of Hughes Tool Company Derrick, Houston Texas, circa 1940s-1950s

Digital ID
whh000414
Title
Photograph of Hughes Tool Company Derrick, Houston Texas, circa 1940s-1950s
Description
Transcribed from press release: "HUGHES TEST DERRICK This 118-foot field-size oil derrick tower above a block-long laboratory in Houston, Texas, where the Hughes Tool Company simulates every drilling condition in the world in order to produce tough, long-lasting drill bits for the oil industry. Rock bits are responsible for tapping of deep oil fields where today 90 per cent of the world's oil is found."
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Source
Image ID: 0321 0440
Original Collection
Date
1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
Graphic Elements (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Rights
This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A software
Master File Creation Date
2012-09-28
Master File Extent
4812 x 5718 pixels; 8.02 x 9.53 inches; 82,545,928 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
29 bit color; 600 ppi;
 

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