November 13, 2020
What's that you say? Friday the 13th? In 2020. Cool. Cool cool cool. Totally feel good about this.
This ca. 1914 photograph shows oil field workers in Drumright, Oklahoma shooting a flaming oil tank with a cannon to prevent it from exploding.
This image is part of the Hagley Library's collection of Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series II. Nation's Business photographs (Accession 1993.230.II). To view more items from this collection online, visit its page in our Digital Archive by clicking here.