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Color of gas in 1924? #683434
Tue Mar 28 2017 11:42 AM
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What was the color of gas in the 1920's?

I have a visible pump and was going to set some window tint (not adhered to the glass but unrolled inside) to simulate a few gallons of gas.


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Re: Color of gas in 1924? [Re: rkmiller] #683441
Tue Mar 28 2017 12:48 PM
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worked in a refinery & we used different colors for different blends, IMO in the 20's seemed to be a yellowish, orangeish clear .. ... cool


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Re: Color of gas in 1924? [Re: rkmiller] #683448
Tue Mar 28 2017 02:22 PM
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Somewhere in my files I have an advertisement for a company that supplied the colors used in gasoline. They offered all kinds of colors.

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Re: Color of gas in 1924? [Re: rkmiller] #683449
Tue Mar 28 2017 02:26 PM
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I have some green tint handy, would that work?

Thanks for the replies!


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Re: Color of gas in 1924? [Re: rkmiller] #683472
Tue Mar 28 2017 08:51 PM
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Gilmore advertised blue green gas so sure that'd work well


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