Associated Press Domestic News Texas United States SPINDLETOP OIL DERRICKS

SPINDLETOP OIL DERRICKS

This photo shows a street of oil derricks at Spindletop, three miles from Beaumont, Texas, on Dec. 23, 1941. The modern petroleum industry was born on January 10, 1901 when the Lucas Gusher, Spindletop No. 1, made the world oil-conscious and started exploration on a grand scale. (AP Photo)

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December 23, 1941 12:00:00 AM
August 03, 2000 02:25:00 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Crude Oil Exploration, Coal, Oil and Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Energy
SPINDLETOP, TEXAS, UNITED STATES
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