Near Panhandle in Carson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Rotary Drilling Rig Used in Texas Panhandle
(2.5 miles southeast)
Erected 1993 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1860.)
Location. 35° 36.178′ N, 101° 24.36′ W. Marker is near Panhandle, Texas, in Carson County. Marker is on Texas Route 207 4 miles south of Texas Route 136, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Panhandle TX 79068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gulf Burnett No. 2 (here, next to this marker); Fort Smith-Santa Fe Trail (approx. 3.6 miles away); Beale Road (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of John and Maggie Weatherly Half-Dugout Site 6666 Dixon Creek Ranch (approx. 4.3 miles away); Girl Scout Little House (approx. 4.4 miles away); First Methodist Church of Borger (approx. 4.5 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Panhandle.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.