The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Oil well near Bakersfield, CA

A derrick at the Berry Well near Bakersfield, CA. The well, owned by the General Petroleum Corporation, is drilled to a depth of 11,377 feet.


12 x 6.6 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (October 14, 1934), n.p.

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