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Image No: IP-6e-4-55

Title: Cars at site of Dingman #1, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: May 24, 1914

Remarks: Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products Company.
The well blew in on May 14, 1914.

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-6e-4-56

Title: Man standing at the side of Dingman #1, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: 1914

Remarks: Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products Company.
The well blew in on May 14, 1914.

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-6e-4-1

Title: View of Dingman #1, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: [1915-1919]

Remarks: Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products Company.
View is looking southeast.

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-6e-4-2

Title: View of Dingman #1, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: [1915-1919]

Remarks: Well was operated by Calgary Petroleum Products Company.
View is looking southwest. Boiler house, built in 1914, is visible, but absorption plant is not.

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-6e-5-1

Title: Combination house/shack/tent which housed William Elder and William McLeod, Okotoks, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1921]

Remarks: William Elder was a partner in Herron-Elder Oil Company with William S. Herron. William McLeod formed McLeod Oil Company.

Subject(s): Okotoks, Alberta - Dwellings / Okotoks, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: IP-6e-5-2

Title: Boiler house #2 (built in 1921), Okotoks area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1921]

Subject(s): Okotoks area, Alberta - Industry / Petroleum industry and trade - Refining

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Image No: IP-6e-5-3

Title: Absortion plant #2 (built in 1921) at Royalite Oil Company gas plant, Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1921]

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

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Image No: IP-6e-3-57

Title: Royalite Oil Company gas plant at Black Diamond, in Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: October 20, 1923

Remarks: Looking soutneast. Shows compression plant #2 and absorption plant #2 (both built in 1921).

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

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Image No: IP-6e-3-59

Title: Interior of Royalite Oil Company compression plant #2 at Black Diamond, in Turner Valley, Alberta.

Date: October 29, 1923

Remarks: Built in 1921.

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

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Image No: IP-6e-3-60

Title: Royalite #4 well drilling at Black Diamond, in Turner Valley area, Alberta.

Date: October 20, 1923

Remarks: This is a rare image in that this well did not gain its reputaiton until it blew wild in 1924 and burned the rig to the gound. Most images of the Royalite #4 site do not include a rig.

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

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