Notes on the Geography of The Western United States: Pioneer Oil Fields of the San Joaquin Valley: Photo 1
Redwood derricks, gone now, replaced by mobile rigs. While they lasted--and they were scarce even in the 1960s--they indicated property lines, because oilmen put these rigs flush against their neighbor's land. That way, you could capture a bit of your neighbor's oil. The favor was usually returned, so two lines of derricks would march along the boundary.
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