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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.



ID:
gcac013

Rights:
Family of Mary Miller Strauss

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

Date:
1924

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Accident, MD

Original Size:
21 x 26 cms

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

Coverage:
Garrett County (Md.), 1924

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

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