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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78993
Thu Jul 13 2006 02:00 PM
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THIS PICTURE WAS WITH THE SIGN CHANGING PICTURES. RUNNER / BIG "M"
CHECK THE PENCIL UNDER THE PICTURE.

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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78994
Thu Jul 13 2006 05:08 PM
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Posting these for Dave Christen.
Couple of prototype globes one is shown in May 19 1962 issue of Business week, they were considering these when they changed over from Ohio Oil.
Thanks for the info Dave!
Will post more from Dave also.




WTB. Erie 70 top,Arizona quarts,Indian signs/cans, Musgo/Shell/Speedway 79/Wolfs Head items,graphic signs/cans,#616-886-4917
Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78995
Thu Jul 13 2006 05:12 PM
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More from Dave Christen.





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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78996
Thu Jul 13 2006 05:16 PM
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Last from Dave Christen.





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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78997
Thu Jul 13 2006 08:25 PM
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Three different Republic pump signs.



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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78998
Fri Jul 14 2006 01:42 AM
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1963 MARATHON MAP WITH GENERIC COVER.
IN 1963 MARATHON'S IN THE MARKETING AREA COVER WAS BLUE AND OUT OF THE AREA & CITIES WAS PINK.
I HAVE SEEN SEVERAL DISCOUNT CHAINS USE THIS COVER.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #78999
Fri Jul 14 2006 12:24 PM
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Here are a few Lubricant and Steel oil cans.
The "green" can is Marathon Oil - Tulsa Oklahoma.
The Red steel is Ohio Oil.
Blue is 1980's Marathon Petoleum.




Some Related oil and Antifreeze cans.

Lone Star Oil - Golden Imperial
Champion - packaged for Bonded / Surety Oil


Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79000
Fri Jul 14 2006 12:45 PM
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Marathon puts many of their employees thru a Fire Extinquisher use training school.
They also extend this to area Fire Departments in a more advanced form, to offer training in petroleum realated fires.

In the 1940's and 50's many terminals maintained their own fire truck because they were so far from the nearest Fire Dept.


Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79001
Fri Jul 14 2006 12:55 PM
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A station photo from the late 50's or very early 60's.



A very early Bulk Plant. Can you see the runner on the radiator of one of the cars?


Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79002
Fri Jul 14 2006 02:22 PM
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OK... Upclose for you Tailfin lovers.


Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79003
Fri Jul 14 2006 03:29 PM
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Gary and everyone else who has contributed to this showcase, Thank you! I have enjoyed it greatly, the info and photos are excellent. Every COTM has been and is greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.
Bob


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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79004
Sat Jul 15 2006 04:27 AM
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1940's MOTOR OIL CURB SIGN.

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79005
Sat Jul 15 2006 04:35 AM
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1950's FARM MOTOR OIL AD FUTURE METER

Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79006
Thu Jul 20 2006 08:20 PM
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Took me 3 days of trying to get this photo to upload, but here it is a salesman's sample Republic license attachment.



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Re: COTM: MARATHON OIL COMPANY #79007
Fri Jul 21 2006 06:01 AM
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RUMOR & TRIVIA : THAT THIS STYLE OF "M' WASN'T USED LONG BECAUSE MONSANTO OBJECTED .



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