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Image No: IP-6d-3-2

Title: Group of people at Dingman #1 discovery well, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: May, 1914

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.
Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products.

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

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Image No: IP-6d-3-3

Title: Martin Hovis and Joseph Brown at Dingman #1 discovery well, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May, 1914]

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.
Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products.
Martin Hovis, left and Joseph Brown were the drillers who brought in the first producer in Turner Valley.

Subject(s): Calgary Petroleum Products / 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-6d-3-4

Title: Collage of photographs illustrating "boom days in Calgary" following the discovery of oil in the Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: 1914

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.

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

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Image No: IP-6d-1-3

Title: Royalite Oil Company camp, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: October, 1928

Remarks: Located northwest of Royalite Oil Comany gas plant. Ground is covered with snow.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Royalite Oil Company - Employees / Snow / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Dwellings

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Image No: IP-6d-1-11

Title: Worker at one of the new wells, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1936-1940]

Remarks: Caption on the back reads " Symbolizing a great new industry - a worker at one of the new wells in Turner Valley."

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-6d-1-12

Title: Sheaves of wheat and an oil derrick opposite main street, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1936-1940]

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

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Image No: IP-6d-3-17

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

Date: November, 1936

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.
Looking southwest.
Combines with IP-6d-3-18 to form a panoramic view. IP-6d-3-18 is the left-hand side of the panoramic view overlapping with IP-6d-3-17 about one-third of the way into the photograph.
The panoramic view shows a very dry Sheep Creek (Sheep River) with 17 rigs in the background. Scrubbing Plant #2 (built in 1935) has four towers; there is no Compression Plant #3 (not built until 1938); and one section of the absorbers. Scrubbing Plant #1 (built in 1925) has been torn down. Boiler House #2 (built in 1925) consists of two buildings with a total of 12 boiler stacks.

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

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Image No: IP-6d-3-18

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

Date: November, 1936

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.
Looking southwest.
Combines with IP-6d-3-17 to form a panoramic view. IP-6d-3-18 is the left-hand side of the panoramic view overlapping with IP-6d-3-17 about one-third of the way into the photograph.
The panoramic view is looking southwest and shows a very dry Sheep Creek (Sheep River) with 17 rigs in the background. Scrubbing Plant #2 (built in 1935) has four towers; there is no Compression Plant #3 (not built until 1938); and one section of the absorbers. Scrubbing Plant #1 (built in 1925) has been torn down. Boiler House #2 (built in 1925) consists of two buildings with a total of 12 boiler stacks.

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

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Image No: IP-6d-3-19

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

Date: November, 1936

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.
Looking northeast.

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

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Image No: IP-6d-3-1

Title: Map of oilfields of the Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: November, 1936

Photographer/Illustrator: Pollard, Harry, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Original negatives for the Harry Pollard collection are held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
See also PD-131.

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

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