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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.
 
Location. 37° 49.012′ N, 96° 50.7′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Touch for map. Marker is in the fenced outdoor Kansas Oil Museum exhibit area of the Butler County History Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 383 East Central Avenue (U.S. 54), El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America.
 
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 (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
Tool Rack and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Tool Rack and Marker
. (Submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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