Mentryville resident Darryl Manzer, age 11 or 12 (b. Jan. 14, 1950), looks out the window of the field office (which he knew as the foreman's shack) next
to the road leading up CSO Hill. The famous CSO No. 4 oil well is visibile in the lower-right-hand corner.
Photo late 1961 or January 1962 by Richard Trueblood for a story by A.B. Perkins.
Pico Canyon / Mentryville Index
The Pico Ghost Camp by Arthur B. Perkins, 1962.
The Only Kid in Mentryville by Darryl Manzer, 1997.
Perspectives Shape Memories of Mentryville by Darryl Manzer, 2013.