Photos from a recent visit to Kilgore, Texas where the city has preserved their oil heritage. Great oilfield museum. 50+ steel derricks renovated or replicated around the downtown area & “the world’s richest acre.” Sepia postcards by Jack Nolan, famous East Texas oilfield photographer of the early 30s, soon after the discovery of the giant East Texas Oilfield. B&W postcard from the 40s. There are many, many postcards showing the early activity in and around Kilgore. See “The Glory Days” by Elder & Pirtle (1986) for many town views from the early 40s.