De-waxing plant at Mid-Continent refinery, Tulsa, Okla. (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Vachon, John,, 1914-1975,, photographer.

De-waxing plant at Mid-Continent refinery, Tulsa, Okla.


1 transparency : color.

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Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

World War, 1939-1945
Petroleum industry
United States--Oklahoma--Tulsa

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection Lot 12002-59 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-841 A


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    • 19/Jan/2008 17:28:43

    De-waxing what and why? Can anyone enlighten me?

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    • 13/Jul/2009 11:44:21

    Dewaxing of petroleum The process of separating hydrocarbons which solidify readily (waxes) from petroleum fractions.

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    aurelio madrid

    • 27/Feb/2011 03:40:04

    ...I get attached to tender images like this.

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    Sainetra Adcanced Eye Care

    • 30/Mar/2012 17:33:05

    isn't petroleum jelly a product of this wax?