Fire at Dammam Well No. 12 - Derrick down about 10 minutes after start of fire

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Title Fire at Dammam Well No. 12 - Derrick down about 10 minutes after start of fire
Photo Number p0561n02_04_03
Description Fire at Dammam Well No. 12, photo shows derrick down about 10 minutes after start of fire, July 29, 1939; Dammam is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the most oil-rich region in the world
Keywords Oil well fires; Smoke; Oil well drilling rigs; Oil derricks
Subject Dammām (Saudi Arabia)--Photographs; Fire--Photographs
Additional Information The photographs in the Wallace Earle Stegner Photograph Collection include portraits of Wallace Stegner, his wife Mary Page Stegner, their son Stuart Page Stegner, and one of his good friends, the writer Bernard DeVoto, as well as various photographs from trips he took that include Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Germany, Italy, and Asia.
Spatial Coverage Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
Collection Number and Name P0561 Wallace Stegner Photograph Collection
Collection Name Wallace Stegner
Date 1939-07-29
Textual Date July 29, 1939
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Finding Aid
Digitization Specifications Digital image produced on Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, 24-bit color at 400 ppi. Archival file is uncompressed TIF.
ARK ark:/87278/s6pr9bkg
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2014-02-26
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 994503
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