Originally Posted by pakymn
Oskey Brothers was acquired by Northwestern Refining Company of St. Paul Park in the 1950's. Northwestern retailed gasoline through SuperAmerica, Laurie Gas, Trax Oil, North Star and Webb stations when in operation.

Norhtwestern was acquired by Ashland Oil in 1970. Ashland eventually changed the stations to SuperAmerica or sold them off.

I worked at the old Northwestern refinery and came across some of these patches there.

Thanks for this. This is all very helpful. I didn't know Northwestern acuqired Oskey Bros so early, though I should have known it smile

Researching Kunz Oil Company 1964-1990 including images of their KO, K, and Peoples Plus branding and stations.