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1928 GilbertFarmGasWell

1928 Gilbert Farm Gas Well Collection of Ray Payne.

1947 Drilling Crew

1947 Drilling Crew Collection of Ray Payne.

1947 Drilling Crew2

Collection of Ray Payne.

Beautiful Rig

A truly Picturesque Drilling Rig Collection of Ray Payne.

BolivarOilFarms

Bolivar Farms turned into Oil Farms. Photo Album Page of Ray Payne Curator, Pioneer Oil Museum

BolivarRefiners1

Allegany Refiners #1 Collection of Ray Payne.

BolivarRefiners2

Allegany Refiners #2 Collection of Ray Payne.

BolivarRefiners3

Allegany Refiners #3 Collection of Ray Payne.

BolivarRefiners4

Allegany Refiners #4 A View looking toward Rte 417 Collection of Ray Payne.

CableDrilling

Cable Drilling Collection of Ray Payne.

EarlyRig

Early Rig Collection of Ray Payne.

EdRoot&RoyCorbin

Turning the screw Ed Root & Roy Corbin Collection of Ray Payne.

Jones Lease1

Pouring the Nitro THE HISTORY BOOK (Unknown Newspaper) This photo was taken on Patrick Henry Jones' oil lease on Daggett Hill, off Salt Rising Road in Bolivar. Mr. Jone...(more)

Jones Lease2

Pouring the Nitro This photo was taken on Patrick Henry Jones' oil lease on Daggett Hill, off Salt Rising Road in Bolivar. Mr. Jones is the grandfather of Carl Timme of O...(more)

OilWells Kossuth

Kossuth Oil Fields; At the edge of Bolivar; 1909 postmark. Collection of Dan Nicholson.

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