Natural Gas – 100 Years Ago Today, July 14, 1923
Shepstone Management Company, Inc.
Natural gas news from a hundred years ago offers great perspective for discussing one of the cleanest sources of energy available then and still today.
It’s fun and illuminating to look back 100 years ago at what was happening with natural gas. It is eye opening, given all we’ve learned over the last century. There is, indeed, little new under the sun, as our stories repeatedly demonstrate.
There is, indeed, little new under the sun, as our stories repeatedly demonstrate. Natural Gas – 100 Years Ago Today, July 14, 1923. Read our 100-year old news items on the Red Wheel, a whipping, natural gas rates, stock returns, sugar and more.
The Lorain Red Wheel Saves the Chauvinist Day!
Another great advertisement from the Greenville Natural Gas Company:
A bit chauvinist to be sure but women had only been given the right to vote a few years earlier. Still the Red Wheel was a thing to behold, right?
Natural Gas Is Just Like Sugar!
It’s not clear if this sort of argument worked, but the simplicity is to be admired.
Maintaining the infrastructure is, indeed, critical, of course, and someone has to pay for it.
Yes, Natural Gas Pipelines Are the Critical
Infrastructure If You Happen to Like Heat in the Winter
Nothing about the following headline has changed.
It Wasn’t Only Heat That Natural Gas Provided 100 Years Ago
Interesting little story that shows how some things do change, gasoline from natural gas being a relatively big thing back in the day.
Natural Gas Company Employee Whipped
The implications of this Louisiana story are clear and a terrible memory but it was a natural gas company that employed the victim.
The last sentence is, sadly, frequently repeated today as journalists pretend they don’t know the motives of terrorists and others with obvious agendas.
And, Some Good News to County the Above
Yes, natural gas just keeps pegging along, doing the job, as promoters of alternatives depend on government handouts.
Yes, “in kind of times, heat must be had.” That’s as good a message now as then.