Ohio's Last Drops of Black Gold
Drillers return to state's old oil fields

For a period after drilling began in 1860, Ohio's oil fields were the largest in the world. Today drillers are going back through old fields to squeeze out any oil that may have been missed.

View related infographic to learn more about Ohio oil production.

Noah Rabinowitz: Videography, Photography,
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The Ohio Historical Society: Historical Images
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