Oil City

Oil City (spr. eul ßitti), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staat Pennsylvanien, an der Mündung des Oil Creek in den Alleghany, ein Hauptmittelpunkt der pennsylvanischen Petroleumgewinnung und Petroleumraffinerie, hat (1900) 13,264 Einw. Durch die Entzündung eines großen Petroleumteiches wurden 1892 viele Gebäude und Menschenleben vernichtet.


http://www.zeno.org/Meyers-1905. 1905–1909.

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