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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100315
Tue May 15 2007 06:28 PM
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Here's a "first edition" Linco...
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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100316
Tue May 15 2007 06:32 PM
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One more try.
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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100317
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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100318
Tue May 15 2007 06:37 PM
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MidWest Map Co. map.

Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100319
Thu May 17 2007 02:50 AM
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1936 out of marketing area map

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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100320
Fri May 18 2007 04:40 AM
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Note the colors on the one Dave posted above.

The Ohio Oil Company bought Transcontinental Oil in 1930.
That is where the "Marathon" name came from.
The colors of Transcontinental were a "cream" or "ivory", Green, and Orange.
The Ohio used these same colors for Marathon Branded items up unto the late 1930's, before switching to Red and White.

Does anyone know if Transcontinental Oil ever put out Maps?
I have never seen one.

Chuck

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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100321
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Some more from the 1960's

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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100322
Fri May 18 2007 04:48 AM
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Some more from the 1970's

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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100323
Fri May 18 2007 05:36 PM
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Here is a 1934 Linco map, I unfolded it a bit to show the great shot of the Linco, beacon. One thing about maps ,is that the graphics and advertising inside is really good.Norm.


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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100324
Mon May 21 2007 11:37 PM
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Some more from the 1980's.
The map on the left from 1985 is darker than the one printed in 1983 in the middle.
I only know of 5 states put out on the PBA-4 maps.



An end to the "Free Map" era.
This is the last map I have seen with Marathon Company Advertising. And it is on the inside of the back cover.
From 1995.
I love the RWB Eagle Promo they used in stations at that time.
There have been some local issue maps with local dealer ads, but not Company Sponsored ones.
Chuck




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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100325
Thu May 24 2007 03:57 AM
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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100326
Sun May 27 2007 04:16 AM
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I think we can call this the FIRST Marathon map .
Was actually put out by Transcontinental Oil in the 1920's.
Which originally used the Marathon name until The Ohio bought them.

Does anyone have one of these? Can you give us more info on it?






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Re: MOTM: "MAP OF THE MONTH" #23 Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil) #100327
Mon Jun 04 2007 03:27 PM
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A rare map I just received.
In the Linco style but says Marathon.
From the 1930's


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