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Hathaway Ranch and Oil Museum

11901 Florence Ave, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

The Hathaway Ranch & Oil Museum includes artifacts and buildings showing the initial usage of the Hathaway Ranch, as well as the major transition when oil was discovered in the area. It houses one of the region's largest collections of steam engines, antique farm machinery, vintage diesel engines, and oil field equipment. The property includes a machine shop with multiple antique machine tools that are powered with flat belts from an overhead line shaft. This system, which allowed all the machinery to be powered by one steam engine. The shop is fully intact from when it was in use.

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