spindletop oil boom scrap book

by chase and pittman

In 1901 when the hamel brothers struck black gold causing a mass sales in oil that we know today as the Texas oil boom. oil makes many of the products we use today, like shoes, lip stick, and even footballs.

oil boom time line

1901- Anthony lucas strikes oil at spindel top

1902- spindel top produces 17.5 million barrels of oil

1916- federal road aid act becomes law

1930- c m dad makes major oil discovery

1936 -Texas has over 1.5 million vehicles

1936- state high ways total 21.000 miles






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1901- Anthony lucas strikes oil at spindel top

1902- spindel top produces 17.5 million barrels of oil

1916- federal road aid act becomes law

1930- c m dad makes major oil discovery

1936 -Texas has over 1.5 million vehicles

1936- state high ways total 21.000 miles






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How populations increased

population

populations in small towns nearly doubled due to oil. small towns like houston and witchita became boom towns almost over night.