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Davies and Jones Watch Oil being Loaded into Tank Cars

Accession Number: 2008-529

Davies and Jones Watch Oil being Loaded into Tank Cars

 9.25x7.5 inches, Black and White
Description: Oil being loaded into first tank cars at Norris City, Illinois. In foreground is W. Alton Jones, President of War Emergency Pipelines, Inc. In the background is Ralph K. Davies, Deputy Petroleum Administrator for War. From the Scrapbook War Emergency Pipelines, Inc.: Construction Views, Eastern Extension of East Texas-East Coast Pipeline Volume II.
Date: February 19, 1943
Related Collection: Ralph K. Davies Papers
ARC Keywords: Oil industries; Pipelines
HST Keywords: Illinois - Norris City
People Pictured: Davies, Ralph K. (Ralph Kenneth), 1897-1971; Jones, William Alton, 1891-1962
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