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Entries Tagged as 'Gas Pumps & Station Items'

Hancock Progress A1 Cooler

May 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This 1950s picnic cooler was manufactured by the Progress Refrigerator Company of Louisville, Kentucky. It has been restored and painted with the colors and graphics for the Hancock Oil Company of California.

This picnic cooler has an enameled steel exterior as well as a galvanized liner. On the interior there would have been a [...]

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M&S 80 Sunoco Gas Pump

May 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Martin & Schwartz Pump Company began manufacturing gas pumps and industrial equipment in 1922 in Buffalo, NY. In 1939 they relocated to Salisbury, Maryland. From 1937 to 1949 the company was owned by a group of oil companies that included Sunoco, Mobil, Standard (Indiana) and Conoco. M&S customized their gas pump manufacturing for these four [...]

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Vintage Gas Pumps and Gas Prices

March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

One thing in life that is certain is that gas prices will always go up. Just how high they’ll go up was a bit of a surprise to gas pump makers of the past. When pumps (or fuel dispensers) first came out, they were used to dispense gasoline and kerosene for lighting fixtures. The gas [...]

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Esso Visible Gas Pump

November 1st, 2010 · 17 Comments

This is an Esso visible gas pump, called the G&B model 177, made in 1925. The manufacturer was Gilbert & Barker Manufacturing Company. The first gas pumps were �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������visible” gas pumps that drew the gasoline out of the ground and into a 5 to 10 gallon glass cylinder before it was released into the car. [...]

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Oilzum Gas Station Sign

September 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The White & Bagley Company was founded in 1888 by F. W. White and H. P. Bagley. They set up shop Worcester, Massachusetts to create a reliable motor oil for the earliest automobiles. Formerly, car owners acquired their oil from blacksmiths and corner stores. These unbranded oils proved to be of inferior and inconsistent quality. [...]

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National Sun Ray Gas Pump

August 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Late 1930s National A-1 Pump Restoration
This is a gas pump we restored with the Sun Ray Gasoline logo and colors. This is a National A-1 gas pump manufactured by the National Oil Pump and Tank Company of Dayton, Ohio. The company was founded in 1907 and by 1930 the name had changed to the National [...]

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