Uncovered Texas

Oil


Oil Well - It's a Gusher!

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Postcard - Amarillo.


Oil Well - Hamman Field

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Postcard - Bay City.


Oil Well Gusher

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Postcard - Beaumont.


Oil Tank Fire

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Postcard - Beaumont.


Spindle Top Oil Field

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Postcard - Beaumont.


Oil Fire - 1931

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Postcard - Gladewater.


Hwy 80 & Oil Wells - 1940

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Postcard - Gladewater.


Oil Mill

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Postcard - Haskell.


Oil Refinery

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Postcard - Henderson.


Oil Train - 1907

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Postcard - Houston.



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