Redwater & District Museum
Redwater, Alberta

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When Oil Hit Redwater

 
Top of the loading deck where oil was transferred to waiting trains.
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Locals rest on stacks of casing pipe for constructing the pipeline.
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Pipeline under construction.
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Oil tanks. Two 5,000 barrel tanks plus a tank under construction.
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Main valves for the pipe lines that connect to the oil wells.
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Imperial Redwater sitting ready for launching
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Imperial Redwater at the Christening
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Discovery Days parade - 1950
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Legion installation parade
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Installation of the newly formed Legion in Redwater.
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St. Boris and Hlib Catholic Church, Redwater. Built on land donated by Imperial in 1950.
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Original Moore Memorial United Church
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Rusting derrick sits in the yard at the Esso gas plant.
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Volunteers join in to repaint the Discovery Derrick
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Massive trucks line up to haul the Discovery Derrick into Redwater.
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Discovery Derrick being assembled in Redwater.
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A large crane helps reassemble the Discovery Derrick in Redwater
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The Discovery derrick as it's being set up in Redwater
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