Redwater & District Museum
Redwater, Alberta

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When Oil Hit Redwater

 
Redwater River as it nears the North Saskatchewan River
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Map taken from the Esso Review
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The Discovery Well on the Cook family farm during harvest 1948
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Samuel Cook
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Amelia Wade Cook.
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Home owned by Sam and Amelia Cook on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River
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Hilton Cook, owner of the land,near Redwater,  where they discovered oil.
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Cook family celebrating Hilton and Christina's 50th Anniversary
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Christina Cook
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Hilton Cook
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Jud and Mable Cook on their wedding day.
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Jud and Mable Cook while Jud served in World War II
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Jud and Mable Cook celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary
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Thar she blows. A blast of dirt from a seismic test shot near Redwater.
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Seismic drill, at work near Redwater
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Seismograph van used in the Redwater area circa 1948
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Transporting a derrick using two trucks, just southwest of Redwater.
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Fin Lineham with his pet dog Teddy in the Imperial Oil truck at Redwater, Alberta,
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