Pioneer Oil Refinery Sources
Annual Report of the Secretary of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Part III, Industrial Statistics, Vol XX, 1892: Harrisburg, Edwin K. Meyers, State Printer
Brannt, William T., 1895, Petroleum: Its History, Origin, Occurrence, Production, Physical and Chemical Constitution, Technology, Examination and Uses: Philadelphia, Henry Carey Baird & Company
Cone, Andrew and Johns, 1870, Walter, Petrolia: A Brief History of the Pennsylvania Petroleum Region: New York, D. Appleton and Company
Gesner, Abraham, 1865, A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils: New York, Bailliere Brothers
Guttentag, Wilfred E., 1918, Petrol and Petroleum Spirits, A Description of Their Sources, Preparation, Examination and Uses: London, Edward Arnold
Hager, Dorsey, 1921, Oil-Field Practice, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company
Hanks H.G., Fourth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist for the Year Ending May 15, 1884: Sacramento, California State Mining Bureau 1884, p. 278-308.
Hartenberg, Richard S., Editor, 1979, National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks: New York, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. 38-40.
Ross, Victor, 1920, The Evolution of the Oil Industry, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company
Standard Oil Company, September, 1930, "In The Beginning", Standard Oil Bulletin: San Francisco, California, p. 2-5
White, G.T., 1962, Formative Years in the Far West: A History of Standard Oil Company of California and Predecessors through 1919: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, 694 p.
Woethe, Don A., 1997, Supporting documents for the Pioneer Oil Refinery built by Michelle and Walter Watson, at the Santa Clarita Historical Society, Newhall, Ca.