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May 8, 2007 - East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College

This morning I headed east, continuing my journey toward Mountain View. I stopped in Kilgore to visit the East Texas Oil Museum on the Kilgore College campus (with ample parking for RVs). The museum is a fascinating depiction of the oil boom around Kilgore in the early 1930s. It features dioramas, movies, sound presentations and antiques donated by East Texas citizens. There is even a scene of cars and wagons on the "muddy" main street, some of them stuck in the mud. I was very impressed with the wonderful wax figures whose faces looked so...

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