Photograph of Edwin Drake in his top hat

The famous photograph taken in 1866 shows Col. Edwin L. Drake (right) and Peter Wilson (left) standing in front of the engine house and derrick of the Drake Well. In the iconic image, Drake sports a black top hat currently on exhibit at the Drake Well Museum and Park.

The famous photograph taken in 1866 shows Col. Edwin L. Drake (right) and Peter Wilson (left) standing in front of the engine house and derrick of the Drake Well. In the iconic image, Drake sports a black top hat currently on exhibit at the Drake Well Museum and Park.

The famous photograph taken in 1866 shows Col. Edwin L. Drake (right) and Peter Wilson (left) standing in front of the engine house and derrick of the Drake Well. In the iconic image, Drake sports a black top hat currently on exhibit at the Drake Well Museum and Park.

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