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Hughes - McKie Oil Well Fire
Navarro County, Texas


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Hughes McKie No. 1
Oil Well Fire

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Hughes McKie No 1,
Geo. Adams Photo
Photo courtesy of Patti Stewart

We had this picture in our family photo album because my Father's uncle,
Fred Craig was one of  the men who died in the fire.  ...Patti Stewart

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The Hughes & McKie oil well caught fire on March 13th 1923 while the crew was
putting on extra valves.  Thirteen men were burned to death.

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Picture Post Cards of McKie Oil Well Fire
Card on left canceled - Corsicana Dec 10, 1923

Picture Postcards from the collection of Edward L. Williams

Inscription on back of left card: This is some fire it is burning now.  Floyd


Picture Postcards from the collection of Edward L. Williams

 


Picture Postcard from the collection of Edward L. Williams

 


Picture Postcard from the collection of Edward L. Williams

 



Photo from the collection of Edward L. Williams

 

Submitted by David Ludwig


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