Site of First Oil Well Drilled in Eastland County Historical

Site of First Oil Well Drilled in Eastland County Historical (HM1UMB)

Location: Ranger, TX 76470 Eastland County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 28.183', W 98° 40.763'

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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 17, 1917. Initial production was three million feet of gas. Abandoned May 30, 1930 after producing 275,000 barrels of oil.
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 530128 N 3592547
Decimal Degrees32.46971667, -98.67938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 28.183', W 98° 40.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 28' 10.98" N, 98° 40' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 Main St, Ranger TX 76470, US
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