Dingman Well Centennial in Turner Valley

Hundreds gathered at the Turner Valley Gas Plant to celebrate the centennial of the Dingman Well discovery in Turner Valley, Alberta on May 14.

  • Laureen Harper, a Diamond Valley area native, walks through the site of the Turner Valley Gas Plant with Alberta Energy Minister Diana McQueen and Minister of Culture Heather Klimchuk during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Laureen Harper, a Diamond Valley area native, walks through the site of the Turner Valley Gas Plant with Alberta Energy Minister Diana McQueen and Minister of Culture Heather Klimchuk during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Cables hold stacks in place at the site of the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Cables hold stacks in place at the site of the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Visitors look through a working model of an oil derrick during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Visitors look through a working model of an oil derrick during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Mule deer graze in the fields surrounding the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Mule deer graze in the fields surrounding the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Gas processing facilities sit abandoned at the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Gas processing facilities sit abandoned at the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • A visitor dons a Home Oil cap during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    A visitor dons a Home Oil cap during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Hundreds gathered for a ceremony at the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Hundreds gathered for a ceremony at the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • Visitors take tours through the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    Visitors take tours through the Turner Valley Gas Plant during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
  • The original site of the Dingman No. 1 Discovery well sits near the Sheep River during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW
    The original site of the Dingman No. 1 Discovery well sits near the Sheep River during the Dingman Well centennial celebrations on May 14. PHOTO BY JORDAN VERLAGE/OWW