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Valley area oil wells flow steadily
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 26, 1957 reads, "Modern day derrick - Modern 143-foot Lee C. Moore cantilever mast costing $800,000 and equipped to explore for oil is being used by Superior Oil Co. to exploit Newhall Land & Farming Company's holdings southeast of Honor Ranch at Castaic. Steel derricks outmoded wooded rigs years ago and offer greater safety to crewmen who work round the clock."; See images #00115069 through #00115073 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Petroleum industry and trade--California--Castaic
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Castaic
Oil industries--California--Castaic
Oil wells--California--Castaic
Castaic (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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