Spudding Ahead

March 9, 2018




Tulare County, California, 1914. 


Note, the bailer is racked back. This appears to be a self-contained unit with a fuel oil supplied boiler on the front. Maybe a water well unit but Tulare County contains shallow oil production in the Lost Hills Field, on regional strike with  the great, Coalinqa and Kettleman Dome Fields.


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