Gas tank for 'hydro-gas' from Multnomah County Fuel Company

Title

Gas tank for 'hydro-gas' from Multnomah County Fuel Company

Description

Black and white image of a gas tank in a field. The tank is being filled by a railroad tank car while three men stand by and watch. Signs on the tank promise 'Happier living beyond the gas line with Hydro-Gas for cooking, heating, lighting, refrigeration, hot water. The Multnomah Fuel Co., Portland, Oregon.' A large barn is in the background. This image is part of the Herbert McMullen bequest. McMullen was a local photographer for many years, and he also collected other photographers work which depicted daily life in the area.

Date Created

circa 1940s

Medium

gelatin silver negatives

Identifier

WCMpic_014409

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Five Oaks Museum at Research@FiveOaksMuseum.org.

Collection