WELL, ALAMITOS 1


One of the world’s most famous wells. Started on March 23,1921, it flowed 590 barrels of oil a day when it was completed June 25, 1921, at a depth of 3,114 feet. This discovery well led to the development of one of the most productive oil fields in the world and helped to establish California as a major oil producing state.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (580)
Visited: 05/25/2015
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