The Derrick Floor

The Derrick Floor (HM15QZ)

Location: Artesia, NM 88210 Eddy County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 50.517', W 104° 24.199'

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Dedicated to the men and women who take the risks and do the work to find, produce and refine New Mexico oil and gas. This monument of a 1950s drilling rig is unveiled in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Illinois #3, the first commercial oil well in southwestern New Mexico and first oil well on state-owned lands in New Mexico.
HM NumberHM15QZ
Year Placed2004
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 555839 N 3633923
Decimal Degrees32.84195000, -104.40331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 50.517', W 104° 24.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 50' 31.02" N, 104° 24' 11.94" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 519 E Main St, Artesia NM 88210, US
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