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10/12/2017

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Bill Kombol

The Shell Oil drill hole was in what is now called Lawson Hill Estates (Section 14-21-6). A metal casing marks the location of the hole and can still be seen on one of the lots not yet built upon. I believe it's on Lot 54 at 32304 McKay Lane.

Bill Kombol

A few more facts. The well was drilled to a depth of 4,319 feet with core samples recovered from a number of levels. The on-site geologist was R.J. Woodward. News of the drilling was carried on the front page of the Enumclaw Courier-Herald, August 28, 1947.

Craig Goodwin

Thanks Bill!

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