Growing up in the oil patch / John Schmidt.

Schmidt, John, 1923- [Browse]
  • Toronto, Ontario : Natural Heritage/Natural History Inc., 1989.
  • ©1989
1 online resource (190 p.)


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This book chronicles the adventures of a cast of colourful, ambitious people: statesmen, scoundrels, visionaries, and developers, all participants in the growing oil patch!
Originally published: Toronto [Ont.] : Natural Heritage, 1989.
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  • Contents; Chapter 1 It All Started in Pennsylvania; Chapter 2 Apprenticeship in Findlay Ohio; Chapter 3 Transporting Nitro to Pelee Island; Chapter 4 Over Lake Erie Ice to Leamington; Chapter 5 A Contract with Eugene Coste; Chapter 6 The Langham, Saskatchewan Adventure; Chapter 7 29 Million Cubic Feet a Day; Chapter 8 British Investment in Bow Island Gas; Chapter 9 Medicine Hat - All Hell for a Basement; Chapter 10 Joseph Grant; Frosty and Tiny's Nemesis; Chapter 11 J.D. McGregor's Prairie Development Scheme; Chapter 12 The Alamo Hotel at Suffield; Chapter 13 Wetaskiwin and Camrose
  • Chapter 14 Difficulties at VikingChapter 15 Oil Strike Near Olds; Chapter 16 George E. Buck's Heavenly Kingdom; Chapter 17 The Salted Oil Well at Turner Valley; Chapter 18 A.F.A. Coyne's Fellowship With Farmer; Chapter 19 The Conspiracy Against Coyne; Chapter 20 A New Start in Texas; Chapter 21 Martin and Decker Teamed Up; Chapter 22 Frosty the Flying Salesman; Chapter 23 The Long Beach Harbour Development; Chapter 24 Frosty Martin the Innovator; Chapter 25 Frosty Martin the Inventor; Chapter 26 Tiny Phillips Wildcats at Slave Lake
  • 9786611957964
  • 1-55488-180-3
  • 1-281-95796-8
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