8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

The handwritten notation on the back of the photo reads "Crowley tugs pulling oil rig platform." Six tugs, four in front and two guiding from behind, are pulling, not a drilling platform, but a barge on which, not a platform but the pyramid shaped infrastructure [i.e. base] of the drilling platform. The body of water is San Francisco Bay, with the Bay Bridge and downtown on the far side of the bridge in the background.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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