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CHL No. 581 Well 2-6 - Kern


NO. 581 WELL, 2-6 - Near an area of small 40- and 50-barrel wells, it blew in over the derrick top November 27, 1909, with a production of 2,000 barrels a day and started one of the greatest oil booms California ever experienced. Well 2-6 was located as a wildcat, on June 1, 1909 by Fred C. Ripley.


Broadway and Midway Road, Fellows (100 ft W of Fellows Fire Station on Broadway, Fellows)
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NO. 581 WELL, 2-6 - Midway Gusher