Transportation of oil barrels and early methods of digging oil wells in the United States.
United States USA Date:1923 Duration:6 min 2 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The world struggle for oil is depicted. Photographs of oil drilling boom in the Drake Memorial Museum in the United States. Photographs of early oil refineries. A man near an oil refinery. Dramatization shows transportation of oil barrels. Teamsters driving horse drawn carts loaded with oil barrels over a rugged terrain. Barrels of oil are loaded on barges in spring freshets. Horse drawn carts on a river bank. Frontiersmen rig up 'spring poles'. Early methods of digging oil wells is depicted.
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