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OIL BOOM IN RANGER

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On this day in 1917, the first oil well in Ranger came in, beginning a boom that grew to 22 wells and 8 refineries. Along with population, the boom also brought gambling, prostitution and killings. The boom was over by 1921..

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Following the oil boom, the most exciting thing that has happened in Ranger, TX occurred June 29, 1946: ME

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Well, it seems that the second biggest thing to happen in Ranger Texas has lasted much longer than the first.

Congratulations for helping put Ranger Texas back on the map.

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