Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont

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Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont. Reenactment of the Spindletop Gusher with performers in period costumes. There she blows - a water cannon recreates the Spindletop gusher of January 10, 1901.

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Belden, Dreanna L. April 4, 2006.

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Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont. Reenactment of the Spindletop Gusher with performers in period costumes. There she blows - a water cannon recreates the Spindletop gusher of January 10, 1901.

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Photographing Texas

Photographing Texas consists of modern-day images taken by our staff as they travel across Texas. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, State Parks, National Parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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  • April 4, 2006

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  • May 4, 2006, 11:27 a.m.

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Belden, Dreanna L. Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, Beaumont, photograph, April 4, 2006; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13100/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .