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Ghosts of Spindletop Hill Wanda A. Landrey

Ghosts of Spindletop Hill

Wanda A. Landrey

Published January 28th 2001
ISBN : 9781571684493
Hardcover
144 pages
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The Lucas Gusher, which blew in on January 10, 1901, at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, was the greatest oil well that anyone had ever seen. It ushered in a new age in America, the age of liquid fuel. Its discovery would change the worldMoreThe Lucas Gusher, which blew in on January 10, 1901, at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, was the greatest oil well that anyone had ever seen. It ushered in a new age in America, the age of liquid fuel. Its discovery would change the world forever. Storybook characters Sarah Jane Thornton and her brother Billy Jack witnessed the struggles of those who worked so long and hard to make oil at Spindletop a reality. They became involved in the plight of a poor Indian widow, White Bear Woman, who tried to save her land.