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Oil Well Near Pittsburgh
Date:
1920
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
GPC-B25-F6
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/5" x 7"

Description:
Blowing Steam in connection with the drilling of an Oil Well near Irwin

Notes:
Although the commercial development of the oil industry began near Titusville, PA, a large oil field discovered near Irwin in the early 1900s added to the Pittsburgh region's reputation as the center of the oil market in the United States.

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