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El Dorado in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Flare

 
 
Flare Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Flare Marker
Inscription.
From the former Midland Refinery. Used to burn off gasses as gasoline and propane were transferred from the refinery into the railroad tank cars. ca. 1920's

Donated by: Frontier Refinery
 
Erected by Kansas Oil Museum.
 
Location. 37° 48.971′ N, 96° 50.688′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Click for map. Marker is in the fenced outdoor Kansas Oil Museum exhibit area of the Butler County History Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 383 East Central Avenue (U.S. 54), El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Tank Car (a few steps from this marker); Oil Field Boom Towns (within shouting distance of this marker); Grandma Anderson's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cable Tool Drilling Rig (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas Oil Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Addie Cowley Bradley (within shouting distance of this marker); Steel Oil Derrick / 1930's Cable-Tool Drilling Rig (within shouting distance of this marker); Tool Rack (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in El Dorado.
 
Also see . . .
Flare and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Flare and Marker
 Butler County History Centery and Kansas Oil Museum. (Submitted on June 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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