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How One Man Changed the World Visiting the Drake Well Museum

How One Man Changed the World Visiting the Drake Well Museum

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Visiting the Drake Well Museum in Titusville, Pennsylvania

How One Man Changed the World: Visiting the Drake Well Museum in Pennsylvania

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Recreation of the Drake Well, Courtesy of the Drake Well Museum

A historic oil building on the grounds of the Drake Well Museum.

Exhibits inside the fantastic Drake Well Museum near Titusville, Pennsylvania.

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Drake Well 2015 - Board-for-board replica of the Drake Well engine house

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The Great Flood and Fire of 1892, Courtesy of the Drake Well Museum

DW676 - Edwin L. Drake (right) in front of the Drake Well engine

At the Drake Well Museum in Venango County, Marilyn Black, vice president of heritage development for the Oil Region Alliance, stands outside of the Central ...

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Visiting Drake Well Museum in the Oil Heritage Region

Drake spent the winter of 1858 in Titusville erecting a derrick and well house for a steam boiler and engine built by the Erie City Iron Works.

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american oil history. Visitors to the Drake Well Museum along Oil Creek in Titusville can tour a ...

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Laura Drake, Courtesy of the Drake Well Museum

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American oil history image of Edwin Drake, right, standing with his friend Peter Wilson

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Photo courtesy: Drake Well Museum, DWM 164

The Drake Well

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Photo courtesy: Drake Well Museum, DWM 701

The Titusville area after Drake's well was bored. Photo couresty Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

You can buy your own Pennsylvania oil or piece of Marcellus Shale at the Drake Well

Oil demonstration.

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Black and white photograph of two men standing in front of the first oil well.

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Inside the Central Power facility at the Drake Well Museum in Venango County. The power

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Formerly an arcade and office building

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... spread throughout an entire watershed point source. The importance of conservation—of water, energy, oil, and gas—is woven throughout the gallery.

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Pioneer Run oil field in 1859. Photo used with permission from the Pennsylvania Historical Collection

... or more than, the oil itself. He eventually lost his pipeline to the bank after making several unwise bets. Drake Well Museum/Courtesy ...

Smell the oil samples of many states and nations.

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The American Petroleum Institute in 1959 dedicated a plaque on the grounds of the Drake Well Museum as part of the U.S. oil centennial.

Edwin Drake grave and memorial, in Titusville

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