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Image No: PA-1599-450b-8

Title: Edward P. Galvin, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 7, 1955]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Galvin, 1913-2005, is a member of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame.
Studio portrait.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-9

Title: Aerial view of wild well near Erskine, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 28, 1955]

Photographer/Illustrator: Befus, Harry, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Tamed by Red Adair.

Subject(s): Erskine, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Oil well drilling / Oil wells / Derricks / Aerial photography

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-14

Title: Angus MacNeill sitting at desk, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. March 21, 1956]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Drilling superintendent of Canadian operations for Mobil Oil of Canada. Started working in Turner Valley in 1927. Before joining Mobil in 1953 he worked for Pembina.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-26

Title: Gas drilling rig at Jefferson Lake Sulphur Company well, near Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 5, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Third of the company's wells in the area.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Oil well drilling / Oil wells / Derricks

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-29

Title: Participants in a natural gas symposium, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 28, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Organized to better acquaint the press with the industry. L-R: Dr. W. C. Howells, vice-president, McColl-Frontenac Oil Company; B. F. Willson, vice-president, Canadian Western Natural Gas; R. E. Mitchell, gas engineer, Shell Oil Company; T. A. Steele, Canadian Petroleum Association public relations committee; Jack M. Pierce, vice-president, West Maygill Gas & Oil.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Industry / Canada - Associations, institutions, etc / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-19

Title: Interior of compressor building, Pincher Creek gas plant, Pincher Creek, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 15, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Meigh, Ron, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Pincher Creek, Alberta - Industry / Pincher Creek, Alberta - Buildings / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Industrial equipment

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-20

Title: Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas Company / Canadian Delhi Oil Limited gas plant, Cessford, Alberta.

Date: [ca. December 16, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Cessford, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Buildings

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-21

Title: New residential area, Cessford, Alberta.

Date: [ca. December 16, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: New homes built to service Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas Company / Canadian Delhi Oil Limited / Alberta Gas Trunk Line gas plant.

Subject(s): Cessford, Alberta - Buildings / Cessford, Alberta - Dwellings / Cessford, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-34

Title: Canadian Oil Companies Limited refinery, Bowden-Innisfail area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 21, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Matthews Photo Lab, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: New stripper and stabilizer towers under construction.

Subject(s): Bowden, Alberta - Industry / Innisfail, Alberta - Industry / Bowden, Alberta - Construction / Innisfail, Alberta - Construction / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining

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Image No: PA-1599-450b-39

Title: New Canadian Oil Companies Limited refinery, Bowden-Innisfail area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 26, 1961]

Photographer/Illustrator: Colville, Dave, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Storage tanks and parking lot.

Subject(s): Bowden, Alberta - Industry / Innisfail, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Automobiles

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