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The end of the work-over Rig Down on the Schwope Ranch

Yep it all started at 3:32AM when the Flat beds came through the gate to pick up the drill pipes and shortly after that it became the normal stream of big rigs to take the rig off ranch. By noon … Continue reading

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Down on the Schwope Ranch The Work-over Rig is working out.

These people are working beavers they arrived here early on Feb 12 and yesterday morning the big rigs was here to move them off of well one to well two. I guess that they needed new drill pipes as they … Continue reading

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Down on the Schwope Ranch It is work,work again

Well the young fellow yesterday was for sure right when he stated that we should have a work-over rig arriving here this morning around 6:30AM. We logged the first truck into the gate at 6:47AM and it was pretty much non stop traffic until … Continue reading

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Down on the Schwope Ranch looks like work again

Well now after three weeks of Idle looks like we might be getting back to the Business of some Down Texas Gate Guarding. Here at 9:30PM we got the first vehicle of the day at the gate with of all things a … Continue reading

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And the change has started at the Schwope Ranch

Yes it did Yesterday they came a pouring in with all the big moving equipment to start the Rig move. Yep they are taking it off ranch after drilling three wells. First went the living quarters for the workers along … Continue reading

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Change is good down on the Schwope Ranch!! Maybe

Well we have had some change and some excitement here at the gate yesterday and today the folks down on the rig found the bottom of the hole last evening and are finishing up with the casing today. And since they are moving the … Continue reading

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Change coming to the Schwope Ranch near Cotulla Texas

Well just when you think that you are sitting in a field of clover you find out that the bees may be swarming. Yes today we were informed that our Drill rig has about another week till they will be … Continue reading

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The McKnight’s getting it together down on the Schwope Ranch, Cotulla Texas

Well it is slowly coming together with he new 5th wheel, who knew you could move things from one location to another so many times before you found just the right arrangement. And the poor ole motor home that we got rid of had accumulated so … Continue reading

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Well here we are on Christmas morning and poor ole Santa is going to get very wet and Muddy getting in here to deliver our presents. Day before yesterday it started raining here and it has been mostly none stop … Continue reading

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Back at our Gate on the Schwope ranch

Ok we arrived back yesterday morning at about 06:45 and relieved our great guarders Sue and Wayne (Razz Chronicles)that had been nice enough to watch our gate while we made our mad dash and picked up our new home at … Continue reading

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