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Image No: IP-6c-8

Title: Drawing depicting panoramic view of Royalite Oil Company gas plant in the Sheep Creek (Sheep River) area, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Royalite Oil Company - Refining / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6c-1

Title: Investors waiting to buy oil stocks, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1914

Remarks: During the Turner Valley oil boom.

Subject(s): Calgary - Commerce / Petroleum industry and trade - History / Stocks / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6c-3

Title: Dingman #1 blowing in, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: May 14, 1914

Remarks: Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products Company.
Shows wet gas spewing from valve on pipe inside drilling rig. The well blew in at 2700 feet.

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

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Image No: IP-6c-13a

Title: Royalite Oil Company gas plant, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: [1925-1926]

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
Plant was acquired from Calgary Petroleum Products in 1921.
Photograph was published in Imperial Oil Review, February, 1957.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Royalite Oil Company - Refining / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6c-7

Title: Imperial Oil Limited burning spent acid in oilfield at Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1930s]

Remarks: Likely at the south end of the oilfield.

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

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Image No: IP-6c-11

Title: Cable tool driller bringing cable tool bit out of hole, inside drilling rig at Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1930s]

Subject(s): Derricks / Oil wells / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Oil well drilling / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6c-12

Title: Oil rig workers inside drilling rig at Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1930s]

Subject(s): Derricks / Oil wells / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Oil well drilling / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6c-15

Title: View of Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: February 1947

Photographer/Illustrator: Corsini

Remarks: Shows view of Turner Valley looking west; tank battery in foreground; another tank battery and treater plant with cattle feeding near it in middle ground; and foothills and Rocky Mountains in the background.

Subject(s): Cattle / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Petroleum industry and trade - Storage / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Views / Rocky Mountains

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