How did the Texas Legislature help bring an end to "range ware" ?
Describe what life was/is like in the oil fields ?
How was the arrival of line in Texas important to farming ?
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Corporate structure and freneid investment, insafficent gress to sappont long driving, ranges were shrank by railroads, severe weather in 1885-1887 The cattle frontier ended because barbed wine was invented, which replaced the need to cowboy.
Although the oil gas industy is highly reglated by federal and Texas state laws to make the oilfield as safe as it can be, oilfield workers are often hurt. Sadly, oil field accidents can be fatal or extremely serious in nature.
In Texas in 2015 there were 52 railroads operating including three class I railroad comparies. The local or swilching lines in opercent made up only about 12 percent of the stats total track mileage. In 2015, the latest data available, railroads in the state carried more than 240 million tons of freight.