East Texas was rich in oil in the early days of exploration. Entire towns began to grow and thrive around the new-found wealth. Businesses popped up among the towering derricks changing the landscape of the land almost overnight. The term “Boomtown” became the phrase of the day. Horses were still the main mode of transportation along with wagons and mules pulling their weight. Conversations on the porch were pleasant that night just “Remembering the Old Times”.