Baines, Gordon 1980-08-21

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Gordon Baines reminisces about Thurber, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Gordon Baines

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Date: August 21, 1980

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Ranger, Texas, Water supply, Sewage system, Neighboring towns, Thurber, Texas, Meat market, Fuels, W. K. Gordon, Oil prospecting, Gas wells, Pressure, Oil companies, Stock prices, Anti-freeze (1930s), Texas Pacific Coal and Oil Company, Housing, Employees, Refineries, Salaries, Pipeline, Bob Creslar, New York Hill, Thurber, Population fluctuations (1910-1930), Texas Pacific Coal and Oil Company, Shipping, Rig-building operations, Machine shop, Employees, Brick plants, Hickman brothers, Locations, Coal mines, Depth, Production, Meat Market, J. E. Latimer, manager, Butchers, Bacon, Cy Bradford, sheriff, Law enforcement, Personality, Physical appearance, Unions, John L. Lewis

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1910-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1910-1930

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