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The Legacy of Frank Phillips and His Oil Company - Woolaroc. Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The western oil boom  of the early 1900’s drew men from all over the country to the Indian lands of the Oklahoma Territory.

Among those men were Frank Phillips and his brother Lee, who established the Anchor Oil and Gas Company in 1903.   453 more words

Route 66

Road Trips Rule


There is nothing so awful that can’t be improved by a road trip..( and not to trivialize truly tragic, awful things).

Give me that moment, the heightened sense of expectation as the car is loaded and the house is locked. 495 more words


Nellie Johnstone #1

Nellie’s a friend of mine.

So named in honor of Nellie Johnstone, daughter of William Johnstone who drilled the first commercial oil well in Oklahoma in 1847, which he named… 552 more words

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