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Faces of Texas Oil
By Houston History Magazine on April 18, 2011 in Energy and Environment, Houstonians
The history of the oil industry in Texas is comprised of many elements. The towering wooden derricks, both cable and rotary, of the early twentieth century would give way to the even bigger steel-framed derricks of the 1930s and on.