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Wildcat in Foothills
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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 Photo Collection
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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
Valley Times Collection
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

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