Hardison and Stewart Oil Rig

Image

Hardison and Stewart Oil Rig

Title

Hardison and Stewart Oil Rig

Identifier

2818

Source

Santa Paula Historical Society

Description

View of oil rig on the right side of the image, some men with large pipes mid image and another piece of equipment on the left of the image. There are buildings in the background and behind those are tall hills or mountains. According to library records: "Tar Creek Canyon, 'spudded in' 1887."

Creator

Unknown

Date

circa 1887

Format

23.8 x 16.8 cm
17.8 x 13 cm
Black and white photograph

Subject

Oil well drilling rigs
Oil wells
Petroleum workers

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Fillmore (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Hardison and Stewart Oil Rig,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed December 4, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5073.