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[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0413]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Start for Gasbuggy is shown in this picture of an oil drilling rig at the site of the first of two test wells in connection with the Gasbuggy Project, 55 miles east of Farmington, N. M. Gasbuggy includes underground detonation of a nuclear explosion to determine if natural gas recovery can be stimulated. The joint governmental-El Paso Natural Gas Co. project is slated to reach its explosive stage this fall."
Date: March 28, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society