Old Hughes Furnace
Fifty years after historic Spindletop wrote the first glamorous pages in the fabulous history of the petroleum business in Texas, the Old Hughes Furnace had its counterpart in Lone Star Steel Company's completely integrated mill which was planned and built for the purpose of supplying the great Mid-Continent area with oil country tubular goods.
The continuing prosperity, expansion and stability of the oil business in Texas is traceable in large measures to conservation and progress programs ingeniously conceived and diligently promoted by members of he Texas Railroad Commission, governing body for he industry in this state.
In recognition of the outstanding contributions to the petroleum industry by
Judge Olin Culberson Hon. William J. Murray Gen. Ernest O. Thompson, Chairman,
This plaque was
Erected July 17, 1954
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1954.
Location. 32° 55.133′ N, 94° 42.677′ W. Marker is in Lone Star, Texas, in Morris County. Marker is on Chapel Drive west of U.S. 259, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Star TX 75668, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Hughes Furnace (a few steps from this marker); Site of Old Spearman's Ferry (approx. 0.7 miles away); Iron Bluff Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Riley Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tarver's Ferry (approx. 5.1 miles away); Old Coffeeville, C. S. A. (approx. 6.1 miles away); C.S.A. Camp Talley (approx. 6.1 miles away); Caddo Trace (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lone Star.
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