Details for Old Welding Shop of H. C. Nicol (Atlas Number 5349007239)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5349007239

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Marker Number 7239
Atlas Number 5349007239
Marker Title Old Welding Shop of H. C. Nicol
Index Entry Nicol, H. C., Old Welding Shop
Address
City Corsicana
County Navarro
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 739224
UTM Northing 3552975
Subject Codes irons and steel; Business topics, general; oil/petroleum topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Petroleum Industry Park, 400 block of S. 12th St.
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text (1892-1963) Expert with acetylene torch, Nicol is remembered as first welder operating in the Navarro County oil fields, which opened 1894. He began work about 1912, at a time when he had to mix own welding chemicals. In addition he pioneered welding of cast iron and aluminum in this area. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968