Suggested Reading and Related Links
Childs, William R. The Transformation of the Railroad Commission of Texas, 1917-1940. Reprinted from Business History Review 65. The President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1991.
Gard, Wayne. The First 100 Years of Texas Oil & Gas. Dallas: Texas Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, 1965.
Goodwyn, Lawrence. Texas Oil, American Dreams. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1996.
Malavis, Nicholas George. Bless the Pure and Humble. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1996.
Prindle, David F. Petroleum and Politics: The Texas Railroad Commission. Center for Energy Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 1980.
Railroad Commission of Texas. Railroad Commission of Texas: The First Hundred Years, 1891-1991. Railroad Commission Centennial Committee, 1991.
Reed, S.G. A History of the Texas Railroads. Houston: St. Clair Publishing Company, 1941.
Rundell, Walter Jr. Early Texas Oil. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1977.
Spratt, John S. The Road to Spindletop. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1955, reprinted 1970.
Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
The Great Locomotive Explosion
The Handbook of Texas - Railroads
The Marshall Depot
OPEC, A Texas-Sized Idea
The Railroad Commission of Texas - Commission History
Two Centuries of Railroading