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Photograph caption dated April 5, 1956 reads, "Workers of Western Gulf Oil Co. of Los Angeles drill first wildcat test well for oil on the E. T. Carey ranch near the City of San Fernando. Located at end of Oro Grande street between San Fernando road and Sepulveda boulevard, project is expected to explore to approximately 7,000 feet. Test is an endeavor to develop commercial production from a fault closure on the north flank of the Mission Hills anticline."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00115067 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f26_i23 CARL0005307171 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/49440
Western Gulf Oil Co.--Employees Petroleum industry and trade--California--San Fernando Petroleum industry and trade--California--San Fernando--Employees Oil well drilling rigs--California--San Fernando Oil industries--California--San Fernando San Fernando (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs