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The First Oil Well in the US

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While getting lost in Pennsylvania, I happened upon the first oil well ever built in the United States. It was dark and cloudy, so I had to get out the equipment for a shot, of course. I'm a slave to this stupid camera, I tell you.


This was drilled in 1859 and was 69 feet deep. It's called the Drake Oil Well.


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Taken on July 28, 2006