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The Story of Oil
Description: The oil fields in Turner Valley, Alberta, Canada
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Clip #: TFA-164B
Length: 16:31
Year: 1947
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: North America
Country: Canada
Subject: Oil
Original: 16mm
1940s, gas pump attendant filling tank, car driver pov driving down street, Alberta, Canada, Turner Valley, foothills, oil fields, Rocky Mountains, small town, herd of wild horses, road sign pointing in different directions, rural, oil derrick towers, children entering school, cattleman herding cattle, truck pulling house, truck pulling oil tank, oil well, trailers, oil riggers, truck erecting derrick, digging well, rigging dynamite, dynamite exploding, seismograph truck, geologist, the petroleum and natural gas conservation board, geologists analyzing samples, geology map of Turner Valley, animation of oil well being sunk, oil riggers digging hole, oil rig, derrick tower being constructed, riggers tightening pipe with wrench, mixing cement, pipes, draw-works, rotary drill, diamond drill bit, depth and pressure monitoring gauge, driller, mud plaster, changing drill bit, roughnecks, oil riggers drinking water, unstacking pipes, acidifying well, burning oil well, smoke, fire, workman returning home to wife and baby, oil well without derrick, pumping jack, pump jack, oil being loaded into tanks and transported on trucks, receiving pit, pipeline, pipes, welder, scrubbing and absorption plant, oil refinery, cracker plant, oil train, boy oiling bicycle wheel bearing, woman oiling sewing machine, oil cleaning supplies, oil stove, paraffin

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