Select Archival Photos
This picture by Jack Nolan shows the old Bankhead Highway south of the railroad tracks in Odessa, Texas. Photo from the Petroleum Museum, Richard Donnelly Collection (69-029.003).
Downtown Midland showing a street lined with businesses with Model-T type cars parked out front. Photo from the Petroleum Museum, Abell-Hanger Foundation Collection (76-093.339).
An aerial view of Midland, Texas, by Fairchild Aerial Survey Inc. of Dallas, Texas. The Midland County Courthouse, Thomas Building and Hotel Scharbauer are all seen. Photo from the Petroleum Museum, Abell-Hanger Foundation Collection (76-093.300).
Christmas parade on a main street lined with people. Photo from the Petroleum Museum, Randolph Rubin Collection (93-3.C-324.001).
Portable cable tool rig that has been converted to rotary power with crew standing around the front. Photo from the Petroleum Museum, Mitch Mayborn Collection (86-001.404).