From the plaque:
America's most spectacular
gusher blew in here on March 14, 1910. Initially 18,000
barrels per day, the flow later reached an uncontrolled
peak of 100,000 barrels per day, completely destroying
the derrick. This Union Oil Company well produced nine
million barrels of oil in 18 months.
Dedicated Feb. 3 1952. Marker placed by Moicene Parlor No. 228 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Museum.