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Muddy Creek Oil Field

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Muddy Creek Oil Field

Muddy Creek Oil Field

Location Details

PHONE: 724-368-8811
ADDRESS: Old Rt 422
Prospect, PA 16052
HOURS: One Saturday a month, May-Oct

Description

This original, operating oil well site has been preserved and restored to interpret the history of the region’s oil era through demonstrations of early oil production. It is powered by a one-cylinder Bessemer gas engine, now run on propane, which pulls the rod lines just like the old days. You’ll find the well site by taking Old Route 422 west from Prospect and proceeding a half-mile beyond the state park district office and boat-launch parking lot.

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