Fort Worth entrepreneurs Dick Varnell and Malcolm Fleet came up with the idea of having a hotel made out of shipping containers for the transient oil field workers. This hotel is in Big Lake, Texas.
Fort Worth entrepreneurs Dick Varnell and Malcolm Fleet came up with the idea of having a hotel made out of shipping containers for the transient oil field workers. This hotel is in Big Lake, Texas. Joyce Marshall Star-Telegram archives
Fort Worth entrepreneurs Dick Varnell and Malcolm Fleet came up with the idea of having a hotel made out of shipping containers for the transient oil field workers. This hotel is in Big Lake, Texas. Joyce Marshall Star-Telegram archives

Shipping containers serve as home for roustabouts in Texas oil patch

January 08, 2016 01:12 PM

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