Check out the 1 horsepower motor in this 1877 well-drilling equipment advertisement.
Check out the 1 horsepower motor in this 1877 well-drilling equipment advertisement.
Check out the 1 horsepower motor in this 1877 well-drilling equipment advertisement.

Talk about boring: Well drilling near the Salinas River in 1877

August 12, 2013 12:08 PM

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David Middlecamp

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .