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First Producing Oil Well in West Texas

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US 180 and SH 6 at Courthouse Square, Albany, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 43' 21.71715999996", -99° 17' 48.81509999988"
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    Marker is a miniature oil well derrick made of steel, eight feet tall, mounted on a moulded concrete base. A bronze plate attached to the derrick reads: The Texas Company --J. E. Wild A-1 Survey 65, University Lands, Shackelford County, completed November 9, 1913. Presented to The Texas Company by Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association at Albany Chamber of Commerce Commemoration Dinner February 12, 1940. (1940)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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