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This new guide particulars the 100 12 months historical past (1903 to 2003) of Texaco Port Arthur refinery, Port Arthur Terminal, and Port Neches refinery. It contains 408 pages with more than 1200 pictures that present every facet of running a refinery. Many of the images haven’t been seen in over 60 years! Would you imagine there was a man-operated monorail as early as 1918? Greater than 25,000 negatives and authentic images had been searched and only the perfect have been chosen for this unbelievable guide.
The Port Neches refinery is definitely older than Port Arthur Works. This refinery on the Neches River was started by a Minnesota Senator and dates back to 1901. The Central Asphalt and Refining Co. constructed Port Neches Works before Spindletop’s Lucas Gusher was a year old. Do you know they drilled three oil wells in the refinery? Do you know the Central Asphalt and Refining Co. planned to construct a public trolley system and that they named the town of Port Neches? Many 1000’s of picket barrels had been made at Port Neches Works for transport asphalt and for PAW to fill and ship lube oil. Port Neches Works was the largest asphalt refinery on the planet for a lot of a long time.
The Port Arthur Terminal was the center of delivery for Port Arthur Works. It also operated one of the most important canning plants within the nation. Wooden containers were produced from southern Louisiana lumber to ship steel cans crammed with petroleum products to practically each continent on the planet. Collectors of Texaco oil cans can be amazed at the variability produced. Greater than a hundred photographs detail the development of Texaco cans from the 1910 to the 1960 — and the entire images are unique.
For a extra detailed history of how Texaco acquired began in 1901 and of their first refinery at Port Arthur, TX, click on on the photo at left.
Worth Reduction: This very limited edition e book was published in a phenomenal pink hardcover with gold leaf impression. The book size is 8-1/2″ x 11″ with 408 pages and greater than 1200 images. Don miss your probability to obtain a duplicate. The original $forty nine.95 worth has been lowered to $40 plus $5 transport and handling (whole $forty five).Texas residents please add $2.40 gross sales tax (total $forty seven.Forty).