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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78978
Sat Jul 08 2006 01:05 PM
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This is a complete 15" globe in the original painted body, with the Cinn. Adv. decal intact,& 5qt can.


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**PUT A LID ON IT**
1 qt Re-lidding

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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78979
Sat Jul 08 2006 01:31 PM
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Santa Fe, NM
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Marathon Super M globe and a well sign.
Globe used 1954 -62


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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78980
Sun Jul 09 2006 01:57 AM
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HANDY OIL, PATCHES, ASHTRAY, AND TREASURE CHIPS. (USED LIKE STAMPS)

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78981
Sun Jul 09 2006 02:03 AM
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SPEEDWAY 79 STAMP BOOK SHOWING THERE "SPEED-O " STAMPS

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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78982
Sun Jul 09 2006 07:43 AM
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This was for sale at Oil City Gas.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78983
Sun Jul 09 2006 08:14 AM
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Midwest
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Spectacular station pics, Dave! The signage change reminds me of the famous Chicago picture of the "End of 66" sign coming down when Route 66 was decommissioned.
Obviously, this was first!

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78984
Sun Jul 09 2006 06:09 PM
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Aurora gas co. few of my globes.




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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78985
Sun Jul 09 2006 06:13 PM
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MI, USA
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couple pump signs



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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78986
Sun Jul 09 2006 06:16 PM
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Booklet dated '35


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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78987
Mon Jul 10 2006 02:39 AM
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A COUPLE OF MAPS FROM OTHER COMPANIES ON THE LIST.
CONSOLIDATED WAS A DISCOUNT CHAIN WITH ABOUT 75 STATIONS IN WISCONSIN AND 3 IN THE "UP" OF MICHIGAN WHEN THIS MAP WAS PRINTED IN 1969.
OSCEOLA HAD REFINERIES AT REED CITY AND WEST BRANCH, MICHIGAN AT ONE TIME. OSCEOLA HAD STATIONS ONLY IN MICHIGAN AND WAS IN THE UNITED DEAL.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78988
Mon Jul 10 2006 02:51 AM
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ZEPHYR WAS ANOTHER BRAND THAT WAS IN THE UNITED DEAL.ZEPHYR MAPS WITH NAPH-SOL REFINING ON THE COVER ARE RARE. THIS 1941 DOESN'T EVEN HAVE THE LOGO ON THE COVER.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78989
Mon Jul 10 2006 03:21 AM
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NAPH-SOL REFINING MARKETED THE ZEPHYR BRAND ONLY IN MICHIGAN AND WISCONSIN. NAPH-SOL HAD A REFINERY AT MUSKEGON. I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY HAD AT GREEN BAY, MY GUESS A LAKE TERMINAL.
AN OLD TIMER WORKING AT THE MUSKEGON REFINERY (OLDER THAN ME) TOLD ME THAT WHEN MARATHON BOUGHT AURORA OUT AND CLOSED THE AURORA (OLD DUTCH) REFINERY AT MUSKEGON, THEY CHANGED THE CRUDE PIPELINE TO REFINED PRODUCTS THAT SUPPLIED BOTH REFINERIES. WITHOUT ADEQUATE LOCAL SUPPLIES OF CRUDE NAPH-SOL STOPPED REFINING.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78990
Wed Jul 12 2006 07:39 AM
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Lebanon, Indiana. USA
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Here are a few Marathon Truck photos from my collection.
Chuck

"Ready To Run" logo from 2002 Celebration.
NOTE: This is the last time Marathon will allow the runner to be used in a logo.



Speedway / Starvin Marvin from the late 1980's - 1990's.





Note the race car.



From the Transcontinental Oil days.


Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78991
Thu Jul 13 2006 06:59 AM
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Riley, MI, USA
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Gary:

You're doing a great job! Nice article and great photos.

Later . . .

Jim




Always buying Ethyl Globes, Ethyl Single Lenses & Misc Ethyl Items.



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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78992
Thu Jul 13 2006 07:15 AM
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Clarksville, Tn. USA
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Thanks Jim, but the guys participating are the ones that deserve the "thank you". I just posted a topic and these guys really stepped up to the plate with good additional info and great pics. Thank you guys.

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