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Redwater, Alberta

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When Oil Hit Redwater

 
A view of the railway line and Beaver Lumber looking west towards, Imperial oil terminal.
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Southside of Redwater
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November 1948. Camp town to the east of the old post office.
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Three old street cars used as offices during the Redwater oil boom.
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Looking south from the road on the west outskirts of Redwater. Families lived in these shacks
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Part of the downtown and makeshift businesses during the boomtime.
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Redwater Shacktown
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Oil tanks as viewed from the top of the loading deck.
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Cabins and tanks along railway tracks.
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Houses on skids being a built to accomodate the influx of oil workers
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Redwater town sign at the time of the oil boom.
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Partially completed 96,000 Barrel oil tank. Taken from above
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A close up view of Imperial Redwater #1 derrick
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Derrick near Redwater being assembled.
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Imperial Oils new bulk storage tanks and warehouse
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Unique colourized photo of oil tanks and burning pit on a farm near Redwater
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Large 96,000 barrel oil tanks under construction. This tank has a 130 foot diameter.
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Battley Woodward is dwarfed by the 96,000 barrel oil tank
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