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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1917 Interior of the Hughes Tool Company, at Second and Girard Streets in Houston, Texas. Shown is the lab where the trench mining drill was developed.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others at Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, July 30, 1938 Howard Hughes, N.E. Boehm, and an unidentified man examining machinery in the Hughes Tool Company plant.
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Photograph of a replica of the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1,... A trophy modeled for display after the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1. The drill bit was the engineering marvel on which the Hughes fortune was founded.
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Photograph of the Howard Hughes operations headquarters, Hollywood, circa 1960s Headquarters and communications center for Howard Hughes operations.
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Photograph of Howard R. Hughes, Sr., with trench mining drill, Houston, Texas, September 29, 1917 Howard R. Hughes, Sr., standing outdoors by a trench mining drill, which is underneath a tent-like canopy. Part of the Sharps-Hughes Tool Company's Second and Girard Streets plant is seen in the background.
 

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