Harvey County Historical Museum Photographs
 

Title

Water well

Creator

L. M. Hurley

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Identifier

2009135202

Approximate Date

1-1-1984

Description

Wrecker Equipment. "Newton Derrick (Wrecker, Big Hook). Coal-fired steam operated air pumps. Air operated was smoother than steam operated. Derrick is sitting on the west side of the backshops. It had a 200-ton capacity. It was a coal burner when assigned to Newton in 1927. It was later converted to oil and is now diesel powered. Sign reads: 'Fire Road. This road must be kept clear of obstructions at all times'. -Joe Collier." Full resolution copies of this file are not available.

Physical Description

5" x 7"

Subject

Harvey County (Kan.), Railroad construction & maintenance, Wells, Wellheads

Rights

© Harvey County Historical Museum. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission. To request permission, contact info@hchm.org. Please credit Harvey County Historical Museum as your source.

Publisher

Access provided by Forsyth Digital Collections

Collection

L. M. 'Mike' Hurley Collection, Photo Box 25 L. M. 'Mike' Hurley Collection

Comments

For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Keywords

Harvey County (Kan.), Railroad construction & maintenance, Wells, Wellheads

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