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Photo Friday: California’s Signal Hill Oil Field (1930)


This photo is of the Signal Hill Oil Field at Atlantic and 28th Streets in Long Beach, California, USA around 1930. It is one of a large group of energy photos maintained by the California Department of Conservation.

Photo Credit: Photo of the Signal Hill oil field at Atlantic and 28th Streets, circa 1930. Courtesy of the Long Beach Public Library Collection. Found using Creative Commons.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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