Recommended Southern California Oil-related Museums


California Oil Museum - Santa Paula

California Oil Museum cable tool rig with moving parts (but no derrick)


Dummy cable tool worker at well head


West Kern Oil Museum, Taft, CA

West Kern Museum reconstructed cable tool rig (no moving parts)


Rig calf wheel. Note the metal sprocket tug rim.


Kern County Museum, Bakersfield, CA - "Black Gold: The Oil Experience" exhibit

Kern County Museum reconstructed cable tool rig (no moving parts)


This is the calf wheel from the derrick at the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield.


This is another view of the calf wheel. Note the sprocket tug rim attached to it.


Olinda Oil Museum and Trail, Brea, CA

Entrance


The museum includes a hiking trail


Outside exhibits not only include this portable boiler and rig, but a complete jack plant.