With thanks to Phillp Sparks of Irvine, Ky., we have two photos
illustrating the heyday of oil drilling in Estill County, Ky. In
the photo below, a crew is pictured standing on and around a
Bessemer engine. The specific location of this scene is not known,
but the image is from an old postcard.
Contact The Oil Field Engine Society at: 1231 Banta’s Creek
Road, Eaton, OH 45320-9701; email@example.com •