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Monthly Archives: November 1995

Oil- California’s Gold (609)

Written on November 8, 1995 at 5:13 am, by

Huell finds out how oil made Kern County great, visiting the vast Midway-Sunset Field which is the top oil-producing field in the lower 48 states and the West Kern Oil Museum in Taft, which has one of the last huge wooden derricks in existence. Huell’s last stop is the site of the Lakeview Gusher, which  Continue Reading »

Lighthouse – California’s Gold (701)

Written on November 1, 1995 at 8:50 pm, by

Visit a place that very few Californians have ever seen: the St. George Reef Lighthouse, eight miles off the coast of Northern California, in Crescent City. Join Huell as he is airlifted to the tiny reef which holds this now-abandoned century old treasure. This one-of-a-kind structure reaches 142 feet in the air and is a  Continue Reading »