Spindletop Boom Days (Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series) ePub download
by Paul N. Spellman
- ISBN: 0890969469
- ISBN13: 978-0890969465
- ePub: 1100 kb | FB2: 1101 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Industries
- Publisher: Texas A&M University Press; First Edition edition (September 1, 2000)
- Pages: 282
- Rating: 4.4/5
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book by Paul N. Spellman. The word conjures images of Texas oil: roustabouts, roughnecks, oil barons, and endless rows of wooden derricks. The discovery of oil at Spindletop in 1901 revolutionized the oil and drilling industry in the United States: before Spindletop's seventy thousand barrels of oil a day, no other well in the United States had produced more than three thousand barrels in a whole month.
Spindletop Boom Days book. Spindletop Boom Days (Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series, No. 9). ISBN. 0890969469 (ISBN13: 9780890969465).
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Series: Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series (Book 3). Paperback: 224 pages. Publisher: Texas A&M University Press (June 1, 1994). Frontier life has made it unique in making secular holiday celebrations such as huge family gatherings, rodeos and all kinds of parades, fairs and dances part of the social scene. Winter is the slower work season in agricultural societies. Recipes reflect the heritage.
Xii, 266 pages : 25 cm. Vivid social history of early Texas oil and its tremendous impact on Texas and its people. Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-257) and index
Xii, 266 pages : 25 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-257) and index. Getting there - Spindletop! -. - The world gone mad - Queen of the Neches - Dark side of the moon - The black Golconda - Big thicket oil - The coarsest place in Texas - Tall tales and oil talk.
Spindletop is an oil field located in the southern portion of Beaumont, Texas, in the United States. The Spindletop dome was derived from the Louann Salt evaporite layer of the Jurassic geologic period. On January 10, 1901, a well at Spindletop struck oil ("came in"). The Spindletop gusher blew for 9 days at a rate estimated at 100,000 barrels (16,000 m3) of oil per day. Gulf Oil and Texaco, now part of Chevron Corporation, were formed to develop production at Spindletop.
Clayton Williams, relaxed and enjoying i. When Clayton Williams ran for governor in 1990, he made an offhand remark so famous it should appear on his tombstone-though, of course, he’d never allow it. It was a rainy day in March, and the press had gathered at his ranch outside Midland to watch some cattle roping.
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Clayton Wheat Williams West Texas oilman, rancher, civic leader, veteran of the Great War, and avocational historian .
Clayton Wheat Williams West Texas oilman, rancher, civic leader, veteran of the Great War, and avocational historian was a risk taker, who both reflected and molded the history of his region. His life spanned a dynamic period in Texas history when automobiles replaced horse-drawn wagons, electricity replaced steam power in the oilfields, and barren and virtually worthless ranch land became valuable for the oil and gas under its surface. The setting for Williams s story, like that of his father before him, is Fort Stockton in the rugged Trans-Pecos region of Texas.