Lusk in Niobrara County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The C & H Refinery
But not all of them. In 1933, two Ohio Oil Company employees, Roy Chamberlain and James Robin, opened their own refinery in Lusk. The C & H Refinery acquired obsolete, but functional, equipment from a refinery in Casper that had been closed earlier and, with two
Erected by Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features.
Location. 42° 45.237′ N, 104° 27.459′ W. Marker is in Lusk, Wyoming, in Niobrara County. Marker is on West 8th Street (U.S. 20) 0.3 miles west of U.S. 85, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the south side of the street, directly in front of the old C & H Refinery building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 West 8th Street, Lusk WY 82225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldest Building in Lusk (approx. 0.6 miles away); Redwood Water TankRedwood Water Tank (approx. 0.9 miles away); Breaks in the Prairie (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lusk Rest Area (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Lathrop (approx. 1.4 miles away); Monuments to Wyoming History (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lusk.
Regarding The C & H Refinery. National Register of Historic Places (2000)
Also see . . . C and H Refinery Historic District. The C & H Refinery Historic District comprises an intact industrial complex in Lusk, Wyoming that documents an early 20th-century refinery. The C & H Refinery is noted as the smallest functioning oil refinery in the world, and may be the only remaining thermal distillation refinery, all other refineries having modernized to the catalytic cracking method. (Submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.