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Well Logs 31-35

Listed in the following pages are the logs of 35 test holes and wells in Seward County, including 23 test holes drilled by the State Geological Survey. The locations of these test holes are shown in Plate 3.

31. Driller's log of the Traders Oil Corporation No. 1 Boles in the NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 3, T. 35 S., R. 34W. (Harry McQuigg, driller.) Thickness (feet) Depth (feet)
Sand and clay, soft 50 50
Caliche and clay 55 105
Clay, sandy 10 115
Sand 17 132
Clay, brown and yellow 18 150
Sand 6 156
Clay, sticky 4 160
Caliche and clay 58 218
Clay, sticky, brown 7 225
Sand, fine, brown; contains streaks of soft sticky clay 100 325
Caliche, white 4 329
Sand; contains shale and clay 271 600
Clay and lime 40 640
Clay, sticky, blue 19 659
Clay, red 101 760
Sand lime, light-colored 5 765
Clay, red 185 950
Shale, red 80 1,030
Clay, blue and red, and gypsum, white 35 1,065
Clay, soft, blue 37 1,102
Clay, red, and shale 38 1,140
Sandstone, soft, and salt 93 1,233
Clay, red 102 1,335
Shale, sandy, brown 12 1,347
Shale, red 113 1,460
Shale, blue 2 1,462
Shale, red, and rock, hard 168 1,630
Sandstone, brown 15 1,645
Sand, hard 45 1,690
Clay, red 10 1,700
Shale, blue 2 1,702
Shale, red 15 1,717
Shale, soft, red 8 1,725
Lime, hard 25 1,750
Clay and shale, red 100 1,850
Sand, hard 2 1,852
Clay and shale, red 78 1,930
Shale, red 18 1,948
Shell, hard 3 1,951
Shale, blue 1 1,952
Shale, red 80 2,032
Shell, hard, red 2 2,034
Clay, red, contains gypsum 21 2,055
Clay, blue 5 2,060
Shale, red 17 2,077
Shale, hard 2 2,079
Shale, red 23 2,102
Shale, blue 6 2,108
Clay, red, and shale 52 2,160
Rock, red 8 2,168
Shale, blue 77 2,245
Shale, blue, and sharp shells, gritty 2 2,247
Shale, blue 17 2,264
Shale, blue, and sandy lime shells 26 2,290
Shale, blue 10 2,300
Shale, blue, and sandy lime shells 72 2,372
Shell, hard 8 2,380
Shale, blue 20 2,400
Lime shells and shale, blue 5 2,405
Shell, lime 5 2,410
Shale, blue 11 2,421
Lime, hard 11 2,432
Lime, softer 2 2,434
Shell, lime 41 2,475
Shale, white and pink 10 2,485
Shale, blue, and streaks of lime 16 2,501
Lime shell, hard 8 2,509
Shale, blue 29 2,538
Lime, hard, gray 7 2,545
Shale, blue 25 2,570
Lime shell, hard 4 2,574
Shale, blue 7 2,581
Lime, sandy, changing to sand 4 2,585
Shale, blue 15 2,600
Lime, white 10 2,610
Shale, blue 40 2,650
Shale, sandy, greasy 30 2,680
Lime, hard, gray 25 2,705
Slate, black, and shale 11 2,716
Sand, gas 39 2,755
Shale, brown 15 2,770
Shale, hard 12 2,782
Sand, water 2 2,784
Lime 10 2,794
Shale, blue 20 2,814
Lime, hard 11 2,825
Shale, sandy 20 2,845
Lime, hard 2 2,847
Sand; contains salt water 55 2,902
Shale, blue 17 2,919

32. Driller's partial log of the Liberal Gas Company No. 4 Boles in the NE 1/4, sec. 4, T. 35 S., R. 34 W. Thickness (feet) Depth (feet)
Lime and streaks of blue shale 31 2,066
Sand lime and streaks of red bed 34 2,100
Hard sandy lime 35 2,135
Lime and blue shale 295 2,430
Lime and anhydrite 202 2,632
Dolomite, light gray, and white anhydrite 10 2,642
Dolomite, light gray 11 2,653
Dolomite, anhydrite, and shale; light gray 10 2,663
Dolomite and shale, light gray 7 2,670
Dolomite, light gray, white anhydrite, and white translucent chert 10 2,680
Shale, light gray 30 2,710
Limestone, light gray mottled (gas producing horizon) 35 2,745
Red rock 4 2,749
Dolomite, dense, white 5 2,754

33. Driller's partial log of the No. 1 Pyle in the NE 1/4. NE 1/4., sec. 13, T. 33 S., R. 33 W Thickness (feet) Depth (feet)
Cellar 20 20
Sand 258 278
Gravel 4 282
Sand 22 304
Gravel 6 310
Sand 155 465
Red rock 5 470
Sand 20 490
Red rock and sand 40 530
Red rock 132 662
Sand 8 670
Red rock 588 1,258

34. Driller's log of Seward County Oil and Gas Company No. 1 Sealy in the NE 1/4 sec.20, T.33 S., R. 33 W. Thickness (feet) Depth (feet)
Clay, sandy, brown 135 135
Sand 50 185
Clay, sandy 20 205
Sand 50 255
Clay, brown 15 270
Sand 45 315
Clay 34 349
Sand, fine, gray 31 380
Clay, yellow 20 400
Mud, blue 40 440
Sand 5 445
Red bed 425 870
Sand, red 10 880
Red bed 48 928
Lime or white chat 12 940
Red bed 15 955
Lime, hard 10 965
Red rock 5 970
Lime or white chat 30 1,000
Mud, blue 5 1,005
Red rock 95 1,100
Sand, fine, red 150 1,250
Red bed 350 1,600
Sand, red, and lime 55 1,655
Mud, blue 5 1,660
Red bed 10 1,670
Mud, blue 10 1,680
Red bed 85 1,765
Sand 45 1,810
Red bed 125 1,935
Shale, blue 5 1,940
Red bed 145 2,085
Shale, blue 15 2,100
Lime, sandy, gray 10 2,110
Shale, blue 60 2,170
Shale and lime 12 2,182
Shale, blue 18 2,200
Shale, gray, and lime 50 2,250
Sand and lime 5 2,255
Shale, blue and gray 20 2,275
Shale, blue 12 2,287
Lime, sandy, gray 6 2,293
Shale, blue 7 2,300
Lime, gray 6 2,306
Shale, blue 4 2,310
Lime, sandy, gray 50 2,360
Lime, sandy, blue 35 2,395
Shale, blue 5 2,400
Lime, sandy, gray 10 2,410
Shale, blue 5 2,415
Sand and lime 12 2,427
Lime, gray 10 2,437
Slate, black 7 2,444
Lime, gray 16 2,460
Shale, blue 41 2,501
Lime, gray 14 2,515
Shale, blue 45 2,560
Lime, hard, gray 25 2,585
Rock, pink 10 2,595
Lime, blue 15 2,610
Shale, blue 35 2,645
Sand 9 2,654
Lime, white 25 2,679
Sand 10 2,689
Shale, blue 5 2,694
Shale, red 9 2,703
Lime, gray 24 2,727
Sand 22 2,749
Shale, blue and brown 6 2,755
Red rock 7 2,762
Lime, gray 2 2,764

35. Driller's log of Vickers and McGinley No. 1 Hitch at the Cen. SW 1/4 sec. 33, T.32 S., R. 34 W. (Stearns and Streeter Company, drillers.) Thickness (feet) Depth (feet)
Sand, fine 380 380
Shale, blue 35 415
Shale, light-colored 32 447
Red rock 3 450
Shale, red 140 590
Red rock 167 757
Sand, red 18 775
Red rock 142 917
Shale, red 12 929
Sand, light-colored 6 935
Shale, red 25 960
Lime, hard, white 12 972
Shale, red 5 977
Lime, white 8 985
Shale, red 5 990
Lime, hard, white 5 995
Shale, soft, red 15 1,010
Lime, white 33 1,043
Sand, gray 5 1,048
Shale, sandy, brown 27 1,075
Sand, red 5 1,080
Shale, sandy, brown 15 1,095
Shale, red 45 1,140
Sand 90 1,230
Sand, red 76 1,306
Shale, red 329 1,635
Shale, blue 5 1,640
Shale, red 35 1,675
Lime, hard, white 20 1,695
Shale, red 71 1,766
Lime 4 1,770
Shale, red 100 1,870
Lime, sandy 5 1,875
Shale, red 5 1,880
Shale, blue 8 1,888
Shale, red 43 1,931
Lime, white 7 1,938
Shale, varicolored 12 1,950
Shale, red 205 2,155
Shale, blue 55 2,210
Lime, blue 20 2,230
Lime and shale 30 2,260
Shale, blue 5 2,265
Lime, white 33 2,298
Shale, blue 21 2,319
Lime, white 6 2,325
Lime 38 2,363
Lime, white 32 2,395
Shale 35 2,430
Lime, white 5 2,435
Shale, blue 3 2,438
Lime, white 32 2,470
Lime 25 2,495
Shale, blue 10 2,505
Lime, blue 37 2,542
Lime 48 2,590
Shale, blue 18 2,608
Lime, gray 34 2,642
Sand, dark 73 2,715
Shale, brown 15 2,730
Lime, white 28 2,758
Sand, gray 14 2,772
Sand 2 2,774
Lime, sandy 51 2,825
Lime, white 41 2,866
Shale, brown 7 2,873
Lime 22 2,895
Lime, sandy 25 2,920
Lime, white 29 2,949
Sand, gray 21 2,970
Lime 20 2,990
Lime, white 55 3,045
Shale, brown 10 3,055
Sand, gray 2 3,057
Lime, white 30 3,087
Lime, gray 53 3,140
Lime, white 60 3,200
Shale, blue 4 3,204
Shale, red 11 3,215
Lime, white 20 3,235
Shale, blue 6 3,241
Lime, white 33 3,274
Lime, blue 38 3,312
Shale, blue 4 3,316
Lime, white 25 3,341
Sand 39 3,380
Lime, white 2 3,382
Sand 8 3,390
Lime, white 35 3,425
Sand 20 3,445
Sand, gray 30 3,475
Sand, white 5 3,480
Lime, white 15 3,495
Shale, blue 2 3,497
Lime 12 3,509
Lime, hard, white 7 3,516
Sand 5 3,521
Sand, white 4 3,525
Lime, white 57 3,582
Sand 9 3,591
Lime, white 9 3,600
Lime 24 3,624
Lime, hard, white 61 3,685
Sand, white 5 3,690
Lime, hard, white 45 3,735
Lime, soft, blue 10 3,745
Lime, white 45 3,790
Lime, blue 5 3,795
Lime, white 40 3,835
Lime, blue 15 3,850
Lime, black 20 3,870
Lime, blue 40 3,910
Shale, blue 7 3,917
Lime, black 20 3,937
Lime, blue 25 3,962
Lime, brown 38 4,000
Lime, black 15 4,015

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