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Name: Well, 2-6
Site Number: #581
Date Visited: 07/19/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 301 Mocal Rd, Fellows, CA 93224
Coordinates35.179054, -119.551996
Website: N/A

Description: 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.