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Acidizing tank truck parked at Amerada Corporation's Joseph Rice 1 oil well, near Tioga, N.D.
Acidizing tank truck parked at Amerada Corporation's Joseph Rice 1 oil well, near Tioga, N.D.
TitleAcidizing tank truck parked at Amerada Corporation's Joseph Rice 1 oil well, near Tioga, N.D.
Date of Original1952-10
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo tanker trucks parked by an oil well structure. There is a laborer crouched on the top of one of the trucks working with a hose.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Petroleum workers
Petroleum industry
Oil wells
Oil well drilling rigs
Trucks
Tankers
Subject (LCSH)Oil well completion
Oil wells - Acidization
Organization NameAmerada Petroleum Corporation
LocationBicker (N.D. : Township)
Mountrail County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Tioga (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.1543
Negative Number2035.1543
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Acidizing - A tank truck of diluted hydrochloric acid is parked by Amerada Petroleum Corp.'s Joseph Rice 1 as preparations to complete the well get under way. The tank truck is in the foreground; immediately behind it is another truck with powerful pumps which pump the acid down the well." - Caption printed with image in article"Pressure Kept Under Control at Every Step", by Lloyd Sveen, Fargo Forum and Daily Tribune, Oct. 19, 1952, p. 16.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Biography/HistoryThe Joseph Rice 1 oil well is located in Section 18, Bicker Township, Mountrail County, North Dakota (Township 158, Range 94)
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 (2035.1543)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000328
Original SourceNegative
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