Old Welding Shop of H. C. Nichol
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Old Welding Shop of H. C. Nichol 1892-1963

Expert with acetylene torch, Nichol is remembered as first welder operating in the Navarro County oil fields which opened 1894. He began work about 1912 at a time when he had to mix own welding chemicals. In addition he pioneered welding of cast iron and aluminum in this area 

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

Location: Petroleum Park, , 400 block of S. 12th St., Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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