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Petrolia Discovery

Visit Petrolia Discovery and experience the Fitzgerald Rig. This mechanical marvel is still the largest pumping rig in the world, operating continuously for over a century. Initially powered by steam, it later used an internal combustion engine and, finally, an electric motor. The rig takes its name from the man who erected it – Frederick Ardell Fitzgerald – Imperial Oil’s first president.

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  • Parking
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

4281 Discovery Line
Petrolia, Ontario
Email: welsh_liz@hotmail.com
www.petroliadiscovery.com

Architecture

Year built: 1903
Architect: Frederick Ardell Fitzgerald

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 28, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Petrolia Discovery 4281 Discovery Line