First - Oil Well Drilled in Eastland County - Ranger, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 28.183 W 098° 40.763
14S E 530128 N 3592547
Quick Description: 1936 Historical Marker sits at the site of the first oil well drilled in Eastland County.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2022 5:22:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM1655H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member model12
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Historical Marker Text:

The J.H. McCleskey No. 1 Discovery Well of the Ranger Pool was drilled by Warren Wagner under the supervision of W.K. Gordon of the Texas Pacific Coal and Oil Company, July 2-October 27, 1917. Initial production was 1600 barrels with three million feet of gas. Abandoned May 30, 1930 after producing 275,000 barrels of oil.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 10/27/1917

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