Oil Tanks Struck by Lightning

Tank Again

Until recently, I had no idea that “oil tanks struck by lightning” was a genre in postcards.

Tank Encore

And I love the woman with the parasol in this one.

Tank Encore CU

And here she is tinted…

Oil Tank Parasol

Oil Tank Toledo

Oil Tank Sapulpa

Oil Tanks Kane 2

Posted from Kane, with this message for Agnes McLaughlin, “Did you ever see a tank burn? You should have been there.” Photo by Charles E. Craven.

Oil 1

Oil 2

Oil Tank Cygnet Ohio

Cygnet, Ohio, 1908

Oil Tank Oblong

Oil Tank Lima OH

Love the reflection in the water.

Oil Tank Tulsa

Oil Tank Dish

And the genre even extended to collectible china.