Sketches in Crude-oil
Some accidents and incidents of the petroleum development
in all parts of the globe
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Sketches in Crude-oil Some accidents and incidents of the petroleum development in all parts of the globe

By John J. McLaurin
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Table of Contents
  • Sketches in rude-oil
  • INTRODUCTION
    • SECOND EDITION
  • CONTENTS.
  • PORTRAITS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • I. THE STAR IN THE EAST.
    • A PETROLEUM IDYL.
  • II. A GLIMMER IN THE WEST.
    • THE BABY HAS GROWN.
  • III. NEARING THE DAWN.
    • THEY NOTICED IT.
  • IV. WHERE THE BLUE-GRASS GROWS.
  • V. A HOLE IN THE GROUND.
    • IN A NUTSHELL.
  • VI. THE WORLD’S LUBRICANT.
    • KEEPING STEP.
  • VII. THE VALLEY OF PETROLEUM.
    • A SPLASH ON OIL CREEK.
  • VIII. PICKING RIPE CHERRIES.
    • OILY OOZINGS.
  • IX. A GOURD IN THE NIGHT.
    • PITHOLE REVISITED.
  • X. UP THE WINDING RIVER.
    • THE AMEN CORNER.
  • XI. A BEE-LINE FOR THE NORTH.
    • THE SEX MEN ADORE.
  • XII. DOWN THE ZIG-ZAGGED STREAM.
    • WHERE IGNORANCE IS BLISS.
  • XIII. ON THE SOUTHERN TRAIL.
  • XIV. MORE OYSTERS IN THE STEW.
    • SOME OF THE BOYS.
  • XV. FROM THE WELL TO THE LAMP.
    • MERELY DROPPED IN.
  • XVI. THE LITERARY GUILD.
    • THE WOMAN’S EDITION.
    • THE GIRL AND THE EDITOR.
  • XVII. NITRO-GLYCERINE IN THIS.
    • GRAINS OF THIRD SAND.
  • XVIII. THE STANDARD OIL-COMPANY.
  • XIX. JUST ODDS AND ENDS.
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