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This is a link to the Texas Almanac listing facts and dates of important oil discoveries. This is a good resource to use outside of a textbook. Oilfield Trash, Oilfield Wife, Age Of Oil, Black Gold Oil, Shamrock Hotel, Oil Field, Port Arthur, Dallas Morning News, Oil Industry

Oil and Texas: A Cultural History

For Texans, the 20th century did not begin on January 1, 1901, as it did for everyone else. It began nine days later, on Jan. 10, when, spurting drilling pipe, mud, gas and oil, the Lucas No. 1 well blew in at Spindletop near Beaumont. The gusher spewed oil more than 100 feet into the air until it was capped nine days later.

Traces of Texas reader Randy Ray sent in this wonderful photo...describe it:    "The image depicts one of the Waggoner Ranch houses which was in Thrift, TX just outside of Burkburnett during the major oil strike there.     When I was a toddler in the mid 1950s, we lived in this house "out on the lease". While all of the cable tool rig derricks were gone by that time, my mom would not let me go outside unsupervised because many of the well drill holes were still open hazards." (from Facebook) My Family History, Texas History, Oilfield Trash, Texas Man, Wichita Falls, King Ranch, Loving Texas, Oil Industry, Home On The Range

Traces of Texas reader Randy Ray sent in this wonderful photo...describe it: "The image depicts one of the Waggoner Ranch houses which was in Thrift, TX just outside of Burkburnett during the major oil strike there. When I was a toddler in the mid 1950s, we lived in this house "out on the lease". While all of the cable tool rig derricks were gone by that time, my mom would not let me go outside unsupervised because many of the well drill holes were still open hazards." (from Facebook)

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The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Press your best local source for news, sports, and weather in the Dickinson area

This photograph was taken by my father, Darrel Keahey, back in the early It is a photo of the Garber-Covington oil field which still e. Oilfield Trash, Waste To Energy, Oil Platform, Drilling Rig, Oil Rig, Crude Oil, Steel Structure, Oil And Gas, Oil Field

Steel Oil Derrick by Larry Keahey

Steel Oil Derrick Photograph by Larry Keahey

Oklahoma Oil Well in the South Canadian Riverbottom East of Tuttle OK Copyright/Laban West Tulsa Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oilfield Trash, Oilfield Life, Company Job, Oil Industry, World Geography, Oil Rig

Oklahoma Oil Well

Oklahoma Oil Well in the South Canadian Riverbottom East of Tuttle OK Copyright/Laban West