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Forth Worth “Super D” Spudder

 
 
Forth Worth “Super D” Spudder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 12, 2015
1. Forth Worth “Super D” Spudder Marker
Inscription. Manufactured By: Forth Worth Well Machinery & Supply Company, Forth Worth, Texas
Dates of Manufacture: 1923 through the 1930's
Maximum Drilling Depth: 3,000 to 3,200 feet
Weight of Unit: 23,300 pounds
Power Requirements: 45 – 85 horsepower
 
Location. 31° 58.409′ N, 102° 5.154′ W. Marker is in Midland, Texas, in Midland County. Click for map. Marker is located north of the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 West Interstate 20, Midland TX 79701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Portable Drilling Machines (a few steps from this marker); Wichtex 18 Spudder (within shouting distance of this marker); Keystone No. 5 ½ Traction (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oil Patch (within shouting distance of this marker); Wichtex 66 Spudder (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Spudder (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Petroleum in World War II (approx. mile away); Midland Christian College (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Midland.
 
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Forth Worth “Super D” Spudder image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 12, 2015
2. Forth Worth “Super D” Spudder
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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