Cracking coils, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Cracking coils, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Photograph

Edwin Rosskam

Maker
American, 1903–1985

Louise Rosskam

Maker
American, 1910–2003

Cracking coils, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

ca. 1946
Gelatin silver print
Image: 13 3/8 × 10 1/8 in. (34 × 25.7 cm)
Gift of Standard Oil of New Jersey
1981.1677.0005
Inscriptions inscribed in black ink on verso, TRC: 791
inscribed in pencil on verso, BC: 791 [upside down]
typed in black ink onto label adhered on verso, C: Rosskam, Edwin \ 791 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Refinery. In the 750 pound cracking coils during \ a routine turnaround. Periodically every unit in the refinery is stopped \ checked, cleaned and repaired.
stamped in red ink on verso, TC: PLEASE CREDIT \ STANDARD OIL CO. (N.J.) \ PHOTO BY ROSSKAM
stamped in red ink on verso, BRC: PLEASE RETURN UNUSED PHOTOS TO \ STANDARD OIL (N.J.) \ PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPT. \ 30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA \ NEW YORK 20, N.Y.
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