FOTB: Working on North Dakota’s first oil well: Tioga man recalls novelty, dangers of industry
TIOGA — In 1950, northwest North Dakota farmer Raymond Magnuson decided to try working for an oil drilling crew to supplement his income.
“Rent was high-priced, $25 a month in Ray,” said 87-year-old Magnuson of Tioga, known to his friends and family as Maggie.
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