The Oil Patch

The Oil Patch (HM1MIQ)

Location: Midland, TX 79701 Midland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 58.433', W 102° 5.148'

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An Exhibit of Antique Oil Field Equipment

There was great variety in the oil fields (the "oil patch", if you will) of the 1920's and 1930's. Steam, gas, and electric powered drilling rigs, s[udders and pulling machines, bandwheel pump units, and much more contributed to the excitement of an industry growing to meet mushrooming demand.

This exhibit of drilling rigs and related equipment is, perhaps, the largest collection of its type in the world. Begin your tour into history on the path to the right. The equipment is described along the way.
Placed ByPetroleum Museum
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Date Added Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 775392 N 3541251
Decimal Degrees31.97388333, -102.08580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 58.433', W 102° 5.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 58' 25.98" N, 102° 5' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500 W Interstate 20, Midland TX 79701, US
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