Selected Bibliography

Pipeline Man

Source: The Journal 38, no. 3 (Sept. 19, 1957).

Note: Refinery oil processing and employment statistics presented textually throughout the exhibit and graphically on exhibit page Post-Shell at the Wood River Refinery were collected from Meisenheimer, Schroeder, Shell Review, Wood River Refinery, and Wood River Refinery Annual Community Leaders’ Dinner. Additional employment statistics were collected from Beaton and Read.

Several years of census data and various individual newspapers were consulted for this exhibition in addition to the sources listed below.

Beaton, Kendall. Enterprise in Oil. New York : Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957. Available at the Madison County Archival Library.

The Journal 38, no. 3 (Sept. 19, 1957) [souvenir edition commemorating Wood River’s Golden Anniversary]. Available at the Madison County Archival Library.

Meisenheimer, Harold, comp. Oil Companies [scrapbook of newspaper articles]. Available at the Madison County Archival Library. 

Read, Roxann. Wood River Along the River Bend. Charleston: Arcadia, 2003. Available at the Madison County Archival Library.

Schroeder, John. The Wonder at Wood River. Shell Oil Company, 1993. Available at the Madison County Archival Library.

Shell Review 31, no. 19 (September 20, 1968). Available at the Madison County Archival Library. 

Wood River Refinery. Shell Oil Company, circa 1965. Available at the Madison County Archival Library. EMP OIL

Wood River Refinery Annual Community Leaders’ Dinner, 2017. Speakers: Chet Thompson (President and Chief Executive officer, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers), Melissa Erker, Jerry Knoyle (Refinery Manager). Tour guide: Tim Peterson (Refinery Technical Director).

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