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Image No: IP-1a-66

Title: View of Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: 1874

Subject(s): Petrolia, Ontario - Dwellings / Petrolia, Ontario - Views / Petrolia, Ontario - Buildings / Petrolia, Ontario - Streets (Business) / Petrolia, Ontario - Streets (Residential)

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Image No: IP-1a-1

Title: The Atlantic Petroleum Works, London, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875]

Remarks: The operations covered four acres on Hamilton Road. Owners later helped found Imperial Oil.
Note oak barrels used for storage of petroleum products.

Subject(s): Barrels / Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / London, Ontario - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage

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Image No: IP-1a-18

Title: Stillman's testing house and streams from worm ends of crude still battery, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Note employees right of centre.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-19

Title: Benzine agitator, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: General foreman, Royal Burgess, stands in foreground; other employees stand next to structure.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-20

Title: Refined oil agitator, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Note employees on stairs.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-21

Title: Refined oil treating house, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Note employees on stairs.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-22

Title: Refined oil bleacher, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-23

Title: Water white bleacher, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Note employees standing in doorways.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-24

Title: Black oil filling house, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Employee holds barrel in place.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-1a-25

Title: Grease plant, Imperial Oil Company refinery, Petrolia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1875-1898]

Remarks: Bleacher above.
Employees stand beside wagon loaded with Imperial Axle Grease. The two employees left of centre are, Jack Gleason, and right, Alec MacDonald.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Company - Refining / Imperial Oil Company - Storage / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Imperial Oil Company - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum products / Petrolia, Ontario - Industry

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