Well Drilling Machine
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This is a homemade cable tool well drilling machine (spudder).

Location:  SPWA Park

Henry Buschman built this well drilling machine in 1924.  He obtained a patent on the concept of this rig.  It was last used in 1939.  The family has kept it on the family farm North of Waka, Texas.  It is on loan to the SPWA from the Bushman family.  J.D. Wilbanks arranged for the loan of the rig, moved, restored, and painted it.

Privately owned by the Buschman Family