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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Oldgas] #602487
Mon Mar 09 2015 07:55 AM
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You can see the reflection of the globe in the window. I dont recognize them. Anyone have any guesses/thoughts as to what brand the lenses advertise??

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Oldgas] #602495
Mon Mar 09 2015 09:20 AM
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I like how the Mobil station from the late 50's is repurposing the old tombstone sign.

Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Highway66] #603202
Fri Mar 13 2015 11:36 PM
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85 years ago... the Gilmore Oil Co. entered the Seattle, WA territory. On March 10, 1930, the 1st gallon of Gilmore Blu-Green gasoline is pumped from a JOY pump, into Seattle Mayor Frank Edwards' car...





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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: GILMORE] #603423
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1958
Found this on a local historic site. About 4 miles from me. There is a Sunoco there today.

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: GILMORE] #603427
Sun Mar 15 2015 02:23 PM
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JR, if I am not mistaken the last Gilmore Station in SW WA, was in Chehalis. Not sure that the Station is still there? But it was, approx. 20 years ago... There was a little plaque on one of the canopy supports, put up by the Station Owner....

There is/was a story; That the Owner of the Gilmore Station was not pleased with the merger and that subsequent Station Owners kept the plaque on the support, in remembrance... (as I said, it is a story and I have no way of knowing if it is/was true or not.... If true, I can relate... After almost 50 years... I am still upset about Tidewater selling out to Phillips 66)


Looking for Tide Water/ Tide Water-Associated/ Tidewater items
Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Bob Richards] #603448
Sun Mar 15 2015 02:51 PM
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Old Standard Crown pump in background

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #603450
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Wish pic was better

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #603453
Sun Mar 15 2015 03:12 PM
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unfortunately this picture stinks. At lease you can see the main signage pretty good. But I had to post it cuz you don't see vintage pics of this brand all that often.
"Speedway 79" becomes "Marathon" when it was bought up in 1959.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speedway_LLC

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #603459
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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Bob Richards] #603554
Sun Mar 15 2015 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted By: Bob Richards
JR, if I am not mistaken the last Gilmore Station in SW WA, was in Chehalis. Not sure that the Station is still there? But it was, approx. 20 years ago... There was a little plaque on one of the canopy supports, put up by the Station Owner....

There is/was a story; That the Owner of the Gilmore Station was not pleased with the merger and that subsequent Station Owners kept the plaque on the support, in remembrance... (as I said, it is a story and I have no way of knowing if it is/was true or not.... If true, I can relate... After almost 50 years... I am still upset about Tidewater selling out to Phillips 66)


Thanks for sharing that, Bob. Be cool to see it/read what it said.


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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: GILMORE] #603702
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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #603782
Tue Mar 17 2015 08:18 AM
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... cool

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: advertologist] #604214
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What do you mean the roof is in the way?

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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #604215
Thu Mar 19 2015 09:27 AM
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Re: Great Old Pics [Re: Steven C.] #604241
Thu Mar 19 2015 11:20 AM
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Did someone say "roof is in the way"?

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