Japanese Well Drilling Rig 2

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Item Details

Title

Japanese Well Drilling Rig 2

Subject

Drills
(Machinery
) Equipment

Description

"Japanese well drilling rig - left behind - Being used by U.S. forces - Biak" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Well Drillers. To find a fresh water source for washing and bathing, unidenitified men of the 17th Squadron Utilities Section quickly learned to operate an abandoned Japanese well drilling machine, but never did strike water." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.275

Spatial Coverage

Biak, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 2077 (4 views)