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BANC PIC 19xx.129--ALB
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Nearby view of Bunk House (sleeping quarters) builiding 50% complete. April 12, 1911.
Mess House and Bunk House. April 12, 1911.
Load of stuff en route to Lease. April 12, 1911.
BANC PIC 19xx.129:5--ALB
Load of water pipe in Kettleman Hills on Section 32.
Drilling water well. Section 32. 120 feet deep. Contract cost $2.50 per foot. February 25, 1911.
Esperanza Consruction. Corrugated iron clad barn on Section 32.
Location selected for well no. 1, California Counties Oil. Co., Section 4, red cross.
Site selected Section 4 for camp house.
View to the west from camp site. See the dim outline of main Coast Range on the left.
California Counties Oil Company derrick and cable way. Two tanks distillate and engine oil in foreground. April 25, 1911.
California Counties Oil Company Looking into engine room. Engine on bed block not connected. April 25, 1911.
California Co. Oil Co. bunk house finished. Capacity 4 men. Possible fire space cleared around building. April 25, 1911
California Counties Oil Company. Office building, front view. Pierce's machine foreview. April 25, 1911.
California Counties Oil Company Office building completed. Unfurnished. End view. April 25, 1911.
California Counties Oil Company Boilers set. Stacks on the ground. Connections partially complete. April 25, 1911.
California Counties Oil Company. Boilers showing location re engine room. Stacks on the ground. Also sand fine. April 25, 1911.
[California Counties Oil Company derrick]
California Counties Oil Company derrick, boilers, fuel and water tank. April 25, 1911.
View of camp looking west across section. Ribbon-like line in foreground is fire line surrounding property. May 14, 1911.
View looking north from lease. Arnold's estimated anticline placed just about on top of the hill on the right. May 14, 1911.
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