The American Petroleum Industry: The Age of Illumination, 1859-1899

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Figures, Charts, Maps, and Tables
Figures
2: 1. Diagram of Franklin burner,32
2:2. An illustration of the principle of the Argand burner,32
5: 1. Principal tools used in drilling, 98
7: 1. Drake well rigging and power hookup,138
7:2. New power hookup adopted by the mid-1860's,139
7:3. Diagram illustrating principle of variable cutoff,142
7:4. Evolution of drilling techniques: 1861-80,145
9: 1. Tagliabue's closed and open cup testers,210
11: 1. Goosenecks and condensers,256
11: 2. Horizontal cylindrical stills,260
11: 3. Cheesebox still,262
11:4. Process of continuous distillation in a battery of shell stills,264
11:5. Modern tray-type fractionator with inset of tray detail shown,265
11:6. Van der Weyde's tubular fractionating still,268
11:7. Roger's tower still, 1871,270
11:8. Samuel Van Syckel's system of continuous distillation in battery of three shell stills,271
11:9. Flow chart of batch operation, 276
11: 10. Flow chart of batch operation, 280
13: 1. Sketch of Meucci's chimneyless kerosene handle lamp, 1862,312
13:2. Sketch of Brown's metal-capped kerosene lamp chimney, 1862,312
13:3. Diagram of ocean-going tanker Atlantic, showing location of storage tanks and expansion cylinders, 330
24: 1. Cross-section diagram of Crusader, showing detail of storage tank installations,639
14:2. Diagram of steam tanker Sviet, showing location of storage tanks, 641
24:3A. Cross-section diagram of Gluckhauf, showing detail of storage tank installations,643
24:3B. Tanker Gluckhauf, showing position of storage tanks,643
Charts
6:1. Annual output of crude and average annual price per barrel in the Region: 1862-73,118
12: 1. Crude production and estimates of refinery throughputs of crude and output of illuminating oil, 1862-73,290
15: 1. Output, inventories, and prices of crude oil, Appalachian fields, 1874-84,373
15:2. Average annual production of crude from major Pennsylvania fields, 1871-84,378

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