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No. 1 Clarence Iverson oil well, Beaver Lodge Field, Tioga, N.D.
No. 1 Clarence Iverson oil well, Beaver Lodge Field, Tioga, N.D.
TitleNo. 1 Clarence Iverson oil well, Beaver Lodge Field, Tioga, N.D.
Date of Original1953-10
DescriptionWorkmen setting up benches and tables in open outdoor area. In the background is visible oil storage tanks.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Petroleum industry
Oil wells
Storage tanks
Tables
Benches
Laborers
Celebrations
LocationTioga (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.1733
Negative Number2035.1733
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Serving benches were being built by carpenters when this picture was taken at the site of the No. 1 Clarence Iverson well in Beaver Lodge Field south of Tioga. Barbecued beef will be served over these benches this afternoon prior to the dedication ceremonies marking the site where oil was first discovered in North Dakota. Directly in the right are the storage tanks on the Iverson lease." - Caption with image, Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, Oct. 25, 1953, p. 18.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown, likely Gifford Herron.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.1733)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000264
Original SourceNegative
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