thank you now we can get economic development going
oil yessss were gonna be rich now
Ranchers hired cowhands to take there cattle on cattle drives which means to take cattle on trip or take them somewhere else. Cowhands rode horses and had different Jobs to move the cows on cattle drives. They also stayed near rivers to always have water supply for cows.
Speeded up economic development because other transportation lowed it down. Less problems with transportation for boats rivers were to shallow or to unreliable. Railroads promised cheap fast moving of people and businesses.
Spindleltop struck on january 10, 1901, it struck in jefferson county near beaumont. The hamill brothers are the people who built and controlled the rig. They were past 330m deep and another 30 an they would have to shut it down then out of the blue oil flies out over 60m in the air.