Taft Oil Worker Monument

Oil Worker Monument at 6th Street and Supply Row, Taft, Ca. Consisting of a 30-to-40-foot-tall derrick and larger-than-life bronze sculptures of petroleum pioneers in brawny work poses.

Sculptor Benjamin Victor a Taft native produced this world class bronze monument. The 1910 era cable tool rig and equipment was fabricated by Warren Sauer and his employees at L E Sauer Machine Company in St Louis MO. Much authentication done by Fred Holmes, Taft Oilman.


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Taken 12:05 PM on August 15, 2013
Uploaded 7:34 PM on August 19, 2013
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Taft, CA
Map of Taft, CA

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