Cable Tool Rig

Historical Marker

Cable Tool Rig

Drilled the early deep oil wells in Texas. Derrick here is exact replica and has same rigging and tools used in 1920 to drill the Crowley No. 1, a 250-barrel producer at 3500 feet--one of deepest wells up to the time. It was near Breckenridge, in one of great fields in oil empire of Texas. (1966)

Location

Marker #

618

Marker Type

THC State Marker

Marker Year

1966