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Maker(s):Proeber, David
Culture:American (20th century)
Title:Derrickman Tripping Pipe, Cheyenne, Oklahoma
Date Made:1987; printed in 1990
Type:Photograph
Materials:gelatin silver print
Measurements:Sheet: 8 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 21.6 cm x 29.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2001.737
Credit Line:Bequest of Allen Albert (Class of 1967)
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Label Text:
Perched 150 feet high on the monkey board of a deep gas rig, a derrickman wrestles a length of drilling pipe into position while tripping pipe in the Anadarko Basin.

Tags:
photographs; documentary photography; workers; pipes; labor; perspective

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