Oil well changed West Texas 90 years ago Tuesday – Midland Reporter-Telegram

Oil well changed West Texas 90 years ago Tuesday
Midland Reporter-Telegram
While Mrs. Carl Cromwell, wife of Santa Rita's driller, was preparing breakfast for her family on that morning in 1923, she "heard a hissing and sissing sound outside the door," according to "Santa Rita: The University of Texas Oil Discovery." "She