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South McAlester Miners

South McAlester Miners

Sometimes you see a team picture and want to learn everything you can about that team. That’s what happened when I discovered the South McAlester Miners. So what was it about this picture that peaked my interest? First of all the name, South McA…
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We can. We will. Bartlesville.

We can. We will. Bartlesville.

Bartlesville was only a decade old in 1907. The town was on the verge of its big oil boom and the Bartlesville Commercial Club was focused on promoting the young town and attracting businesses. It used the slogan, "We can. We will. Bartlesville." as…
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Whizbang

Whizbang

Whizbang is an all-timer when it comes to Oklahoma ghost towns. You really can’t get a better name than that. But, of course, there’s a catch. Whizbang wasn’t the town’s official name.Whizbang was an oil boomtown in Osage County that sprang to life p…
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