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Bradford, Pennsylvania: McDonald's Drive-Thru Oil Well

Cline Well No. 1 has been pumping oil here since the early 1870s. The McDonald's drive-thru that now sits on top of it came along much later.

141 Main St., Bradford, PA
Downtown. On the north side of Main St. just west of its intersection with Davis St. The pump jack is at the rear of the restaurant.
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McDonald's Drive-Thru Oil Well.

McDonald's Drive-Thru Oil Well

Quirky, kind of funny.

[Diana, 10/25/2022]

The juxtaposition is a bit strained, but still something to look at while queuing for Happy Meals.

McDonald's Oil Pumpjack.

McDonald's Oil Pumpjack

This McDonald's has its very own oil well! It actually has nothing to do with McDonald's other than it is in the restaurant's rear parking lot. There is a sign that says it is Bradford's oldest producing oil well.

[Stan Darsh, 07/13/2019]

Cline Well No. 1 was drilled in the early 1870s. It pumps 31 gallons of oil out of the ground every day.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Penn Brad Oil MuseumPenn Brad Oil Museum, Bradford, PA - 3 mi.
The Kinzua ViaductThe Kinzua Viaduct, Mount Jewett, PA - 14 mi.
Eldred World War II Museum - Munitions PlantEldred World War II Museum - Munitions Plant, Eldred, PA - 13 mi.
In the region:
Thousands of Knives, Swords, Axes, Cattaraugus, NY - 28 mi.

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