Pierce Junction Oil Field

One of Houston's Oldest and Most Profitable Oil Fields

 

 

Pierce Junction is an area within Houston, Texas, United States that was formerly a distinct unincorporated community in Harris County.The community gained its name in 1859 for serving as the junction of several railroad lines. By the late 1960s Houston had annexed all of Pierce Junction.

Pierce Junction Oil Field

Pierce Junction Oil Field

Pierce Junction Field Map

Pierce Junction Field Map

Pierce Junction Oil Field Today

Pierce Junction Oil Field Today

Pierce Junction circa 1934

Pierce Junction circa 1934

Oil Derrick Wood Tanks

Oil Derrick Wood Tanks

Pierce Junction

Pierce Junction

The Taylor-Stevenson Ranch, today held in large part by the descendants of Edward and Ann Taylor, and was a gathering place for prominent African-Americans. The Ranch area was the site of the Pierce Junction is one of the oldest and most prolific fields in the Houston. Pierce Junction had a post office from 1876 to 1878.This field has been producing oil & gas since 1921 and has produced over 104 million barrels of oil. 

 

Ed Taylor found gas in his water well, and drilling that followed resulted in the discovery of oil in 1906. A much more extensive strike was made in 1921, and the Pierce Junction oilfield yielded 88,740,836 barrels through 1984.

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American Cowboy Museum

Located on the Taylor-Stevenson Ranch Area

11822 Almeda Road

Houston, Texas 77045

713-478-9677

 

 

 

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It is the intention of the American Cowboy Museum® (the “Foundation”) that any funds raised will be expended and/or distributed consistent with the original intent and wishes of the donor. However, notwithstanding the foregoing, the Foundation reserves the right to use and/or distribute the funds raised in whatever manner it deems appropriate, if, after reasonable review, the Foundation determines in its sole discretion that such funds are needed and/or would be better utilized in others ways in furtherance of Foundation’s charitable mission.

 

• In-kind donations - we accept items of personal property for either addition to the permanent collection or for ultimate sale to fund our endowment. Examples of donations include common stock, wildlife trophies, cowboy or Native American collections, fine art, bronzes, vehicles, and other items of value.

 

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