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

Tool Rack

 
 
Tool Rack Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Tool Rack Marker
Inscription.  Rack contains various cable tool bits such as fishing tools, jars, rope sockets and elevators. These pieces were used with the adjoining cable tool rig. Many of these pieces of equipment were stored at yards and tool houses.
 
Erected by Kansas Oil Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 49.012′ N, 96° 50.7′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Marker is in the fenced outdoor Kansas Oil Museum exhibit area of the Butler County History Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 383 East Central Avenue (US 54), El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steel Oil Derrick / 1930's Cable-Tool Drilling Rig (here, next to this marker); Model K Star Spudder (a few steps from this marker); Pole Trailer (a few steps from this marker); Oil Field Lease House (a few steps from this marker); Cable Tool Drilling Rig (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Oil Museum
Tool Rack and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Tool Rack and Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Star Drilling Machine (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Addie Cowley Bradley (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
 
Also see . . .  Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum. (Submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 29, 2020