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Early Oil Pipelines, USA
Oil Pipeline Idea
Shippen's Promotion
An Oil Pipeline Proposal
Wood and Metal Pipes
The Need for Pipelines
An Oil Pipeline Scheme
Pipelines, Failure and Success
1865, The Van Syckel Pipeline
1865, The Big Year
Gathering Lines
The Pipeline War
The Teamsters, A Good Word
A Flurry of Pipelines
First Great Pipeline Company


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Derrick's Hand-Book of Petroleum, 1898, A Complete Chronological and Statistical Review of Petroleum Developments from 1859 to 1898, Derrick Publishing Company, 1062 pp.

Editors of LOOK, 1946, Oil for Victory, McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc., 287 pp.

Giddens, Paul H., 1938, The Birth of the Oil Industry, The Macmillan Company, 216 pp.

Hennen, Ray V., 1911, Wirt, Roane and Calhoun Counties, West Virginia Geological Survey, 573 pp.

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Loos, John L. 1959, Oil on Stream, Louisiana State University Press, 411 pp.

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Miller Ernest C., 1974, Pennsylvania's Oil Industry, The Pennsylvania Historical Association, 69 pp.

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Pees, Samuel T. Pees, 2001, Guidebook, Oil Creek Valley and Pithole, Pennsylvania, not formally published, 44 pp.

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Smiley, Alfred Wilson, 1907, A Few Scraps, Oily and Otherwise, The Derrick Publishing Company, 220 pp.

Tait, Samuel W. Jr., 1946, The Wildcatter, Princeton University Press, 218 pp.

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