Example sentences for: derricks

How can you use “derricks” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This province of ranches and oil derricks likes to cultivate the image of Canada’s Wild West.

  • On the southern outskirts of town on Highway 2 are the derricks and “grasshopper” pumps that have characterized Edmonton since the oil strike at the great well of Leduc Number 1 in 1947.

  • By the 1920s, the derricks of the Standard, Union, and Shell oil companies had sprouted all over the Los Angeles basin.

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