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The Resource Early Beaumont, Rob Blain

Early Beaumont, Rob Blain

Label
Early Beaumont
Title
Early Beaumont
Statement of responsibility
Rob Blain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beaumont was born when the thickly wooded banks of the Neches River were settled in the 1820s. Businessmen and adventurers stayed in the area once they saw the advantages of the river and the region s abundance of timber and other agricultural resources. By 1880, Beaumont was a lumber, ranching, farming, and shipping center. The railroad spurred population growth from 2,500 to 5,000, then Providence intervened: the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop blew in on January 10, 1901, and suddenly more oil than had ever been seen ushered in a new world. The Rockefeller Standard Oil monopoly may have ended in the courts, but Spindletop s oil dwarfed the known world supply, creating companies like Humble Oil (now ExxonMobil), Gulf, and Texaco. Beaumont continued to grow, and with a second boom in 1925, flowing oil brought more people and the building of a gracious city."
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Blain, Rob
Dewey number
976.402
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
F394.B3
LC item number
B55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Images of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beaumont (Tex.)
  • Beaumont (Tex.)
  • Beaumont (Tex.)
  • Beaumont (Tex.)
  • Historic buildings
  • Historic buildings
  • Manners and customs
  • Texas
Label
Early Beaumont, Rob Blain
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1880s (and before) -- The 1890s -- 1900 to 1909 -- 1910 to 1919 -- 1920 to 1929 -- The 1930s
Control code
ocn871346124
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781467131957
Lccn
2013957656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)871346124
Label
Early Beaumont, Rob Blain
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1880s (and before) -- The 1890s -- 1900 to 1909 -- 1910 to 1919 -- 1920 to 1929 -- The 1930s
Control code
ocn871346124
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781467131957
Lccn
2013957656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)871346124

Library Locations

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