Oil Derricks in Tabbs Bay, between Baytown and Hog Island -- 1979

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i_am_jim on February 28, 2009

This is near the Goose Creek oil field, one of Texas most famous oil fields and where the first offshore drilling for oil in Texas occurred. Goose Creek is now part of Baytown, Texas where ExxonMobil has the largest oil refinery in the United States.

You can read about the Goose Creek oil field here http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/GG/dog1.html

i_am_jim2 on June 3, 2015

Google with their account merging madness has made it impossible for me to access this account. Most of my pictures are here but you cannot contact me here nor will comments made on this account reach me. I had to create a new account. You can see a few more recent pictures and contact me Here

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