Asphalt Sands Extraction Equipment

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Title Asphalt Sands Extraction Equipment
Identifier VE1052
Subject Equipment--Asphalt Sands Extraction; Oil Industry
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
Description The Major Oil Company set up equipment with plans to produce oil by a special extraction method. The asphalt is lifted into the processor by the belt conveyor and then it goes through a storing operation coming out heated pipes to tank storage units. This equipment was placed at an abandoned extraction plant in the Horseshoe Bend area which was an early asphalt plant that was used for local roads prior to the Asphalt Ridge Plant.
Donor Vernal Express
Source Collection Vernal Express
Publisher Digital Uintah County Regional History Center
Date 1972-09-21
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Owning Institution Uintah County Regional History Center
Language eng
Rights Digital Image, Copyright 2019 Uintah County Regional History Center
Archival Resolution 3200 dpi, 4322 x 2638 pixels
Low Resolution 800 x 600 pixels
Bit Depth 8
Scanning Device Epson Perfection V800
Scanning Technician Elaine Carr
Metadata Cataloger Elaine Carr
ARK ark:/87278/s6v172rz
Setname ucl_vep
Date Created 2019-11-18
Date Modified 2019-11-18
ID 1486800
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v172rz