LAKEVIEW GUSHER 1

Historical Landmark

Description:
America's most spectacular gusher blew in here on March 14, 1910. Initially 18,000 barrels per day, the flow later reached an uncontrolled peak of 100,000 barrels per day, completely destroying the derrick. This Union Oil Company well produced nine million barrels of oil in 18 months.


Registration Date: 8/7/1951

Location:
City: Maricopa
County: Kern

Directions:
Petroleum Club Rd (County Rd 277T, P.M. 1.1) between Kerto and Cadet Rds, 1.5 mi N of Maricopa via Hwy 33
LAKEVIEW GUSHER 1



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