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Gas drilling

Accident, Maryland: Gas drilling. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Attempts were made from time to time to find deposits of oil and gas in Maryland. About 1924 a group of drillers came to the Accident Valley to drill for oil. The drilling equipment was located on the Mahlon Speicher property, now owned by John J. Brenneman.


Family of Mary Miller Strauss

Reverse: Source: Grace van Schlchten. Aunt Camilla should know or perhaps Mae or Verna or Abe. The drillers lived at their mother's place.


Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Accident, MD

Original Size:
21 x 26 cms

Accident (Md.)--History; Garrett County (Md.)-- Pictorial works.

Garrett County (Md.), 1924

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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