Over 50 original photographs of the National Refinery at Coffeyville,Kansas.
Courtesy Carl, Bonnie and Ralph Rauch.
All of these images are Copyrighted.

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Receiving house of pressure stills.

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Condenser side of pressure stills.

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Receiving house of pressure stills.

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Front side of pressure stills.

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Condenser side of pressure stills.

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Stills under construction.

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Condenser side of pressure stills.

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Side view of pressure stills.

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Side view of pressure stills.

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Test engine with dynamometer.

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Front view of Teachout stills.

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Rear view of Teachout stills.

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Front view of reducing stills.

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Front view of Teachout stills.

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Rear view of Teachout stills.

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Meters in receiving house.

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Hammer-welded pressure stills.

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Explosion October 12, 1916.

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Explosion October 12, 1916.

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Rear of battery, Dec 3, 1916.

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Construction of stills April  1917.

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Tube still superheater.

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Superheater,
Dec 3, 1916

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Experimental pressure still.

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Experimental pressure still.

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Experimental pressure still.

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Dismantling of tube stills.

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Dismantling of tube stills.

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Continuous stills used 1913-1917.

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Continuous stills used 1913-1917.

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Dam at National Refinery.

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Barrel house - after 1935.

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Barrel house - after 1935.

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Barrel house - after 1935.

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Octane test engine.

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Lab viscosity apparatus.

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Lab viscosity apparatus.

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Control room with pumps.

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Control room with pumps.

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Flooded tank 5-31-35.

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New pressure stills 4-24-17.

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Hydraulic cylinders.

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Lab viscosity apparatus.

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Battery No. 3 Nov 30, 1916.

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Coffeyville Refinery flood.

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Coffeyville Refinery flood.

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Apparatus to determine  weight.

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Testing White Rose gasoline.

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Testing White Rose gasoline.

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Testing sediment in crude oil.

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Testing ratio of water to oil.

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Testing melting point of parafin.

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Cold testing lubricating oil.

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Testing viscosity of lubricating oil.

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Testing viscosity of lubricating oil.

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Carload of pressure stills 1917.

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Plant drawing.



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