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    • Conoco refinery

    • View of the Conoco oil refinery at 5801 Brighton Boulevard in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. A large sign near the road reads: "CONOCO." Shows the tanks, towers, and pipes that make up the refinery. Overhead power lines run to the towers....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1977
    • Oil Refineries at Florence, Colo.

    • View of the United Oil Company refining works in Florence, (Fremont County) Colorado. Shows Denver and Rio Grande railroad tracks and freight cars, warehouses, oil storage tanks, and a mill building. Signs on buildings in the area read: "The United...
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    • [between 1895 and 1920?]
    • Main portion of plan of Index Shale Oil Co, De Beque, Colo.

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows storage bins, crusher house, and smokestacks.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Industries - oil

    • Oil men stand near a tapped well in an oil field as oil spews up from the ground. Oil drilling equipment is in the foreground.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Florence oil field

    • View of an oil derrick, probably owned by the United Oil Company, people, wood frame houses, a hill and an outhouse near Florence (Fremont County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Oil derrick

    • View of an oil derrick, probably operated by United Oil Company, in Florence (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows wood frame, gabled buildings, a smokestack and people.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mount Logan

    • View of Mount Logan oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs in Garfield County, Colorado. Erosion cuts through rock strata.
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    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Parachute Creek valley

    • View of Parachute Creek valley in Garfield County, Colorado; a man is by a car; a cabin and Roan Cliff formations and oil shale deposits are in the distance.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Continental Oil Co.

    • Aerial view of oil storage tanks at the Continental Oil Company refinery in Commerce City (Adams County), Colorado. Smokestacks are near a group of refinery structures.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Denver office building

    • Men look into a window of a brokerage office in Denver, Colorado. A miniature oil derrick is on display in the window. The words: "Boulder. Florence. Pagosa Spgs. Debeque." and "Oil Stocks and Broker [?]" are painted on the window.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Plant site of the Monarch Shale Oil Co.

    • View of oil shale formations and Roan Cliffs at Conn Creek, in Garfield County, Colorado; also shows a Monarch Shale Oil Company building and tailings.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Oil shale refinery

    • Men examine a retort at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows machinery, pipes, and sheds.
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    • 1922 March 24
    • Oil Exchange

    • Men pose outdoors near the Oil Exchange and Board of Trade in the Albany Hotel building at 17th (Seventeenth) and Stout Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. An automobile is parked nearby. A sign reads: "A. G. Clarke's Drug Co."
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Oil Exchange and Board of Trade

    • Men sit and stand in the Oil Exchange and Board of Trade office in the Albany Hotel in Denver, Colorado. A board with the status of various oilfields is on one wall. Chandeliers hang from the ceiling.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [March 15 1926?]
    • Rifle - De Beque Oil & Gas Co.

    • View of the De Beque Oil and Gas Company in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; equipment includes derricks, sheds, pipe sections, and furnaces.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • 1916, March 18
    • DeBeque

    • View of oil shale processing facilities at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; also shows a retort with machinery, pipes, and sheds.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Harry Brown - Brown Retort

    • Harry Brown poses in an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; he poses beside a Brown retort (he is probably the inventor) that consists of a hopper, rotating tanks, and exhaust stacks.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Where the spent shale is discharged

    • A man stands near the oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado, Shows a Brown retort, a conveyor belt elevator for tailings, exhaust stacks, and sheds. The Roan Cliffs are in the distance.
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    • 1922
    • Brown Retort

    • Men examine a Brown retort under construction at an oil shale processing facility at the Index Shale Oil Company in De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; part of the retort is in a shed.
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    • [between 1920 and 1922?]
    • Boulder oil field

    • View of five oil derricks near Boulder, Colorado; wooden frame buildings, residences, oil storage tanks, oil production facility, tenant houses; foothills of Rocky Mountains, background.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Wash day in a United States Geological Survey camp

    • View of a large kettle beside canvas tents at a United States Geological Survey camp in either Mesa County or Garfield County, Colorado. Oil shale burns under a laundry kettle.
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    • 1914?
    • Mt. Logan retort Simplex

    • View of an oil shale processing facility (a retort) near De Beque (Mesa County) Colorado; shows sheds, ore cables, chutes, and pipes on a hillside.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Breaking camp

    • A survey team breaks camp near Fourmile Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Burros are loaded with equipment, bedrolls, and a table. A team of railroad surveyors stand interspersed with the burros. One man holds a stadia rod in his hand. A canvas...
    • Dennis, A. W.
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Oil well gusher

    • View of an oil well as it shoots oil into the air possibly near DeBeque (Mesa County), Colorado.
    • Garrison, Ola Anfenson.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Industries - oil

    • Spectators watch an oil gusher in an oil field; shows drilling equipment to the sides. The Bookcliffs of Mesa County are in the background.
    • Garrison, Ola Aftinson.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]

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