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Museum of Natural Resources
Situated in the midst of the historic sixty square mile Smackover Oil Field and one mile south of the oil rich town of Smackover. Although the Museum represents all of Arkansas natural resources, it is dedicated to the pioneers of south Arkansas' oil and brine industries
Texas Oil Patch Museum
Luling, Texas, tracing its roots as a cradle of petroleum history
- Early Days of Oil
Wikipedia history of the early petroleum industry
- East Texas Oil Museum
East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College gives visitors an historic look at the discovery of oil in the 1930s and its impact on East Texas
- Fill 'R Up Collection Images of the Past
The Thom Hindle Collection - Gas station photographs from glass plates and early acetate negatives including New England and Old America
- Ir Grootveld Architect gas stations
Gas station design in the Netherlands, including vintage and modern examples.
Discovery at Oil Springs, Ontario, Canada
North America first commercial oil well was dug in Oil Springs and by the 1860s there was an oil boom in southwestern Ontario, then known as Canada West. The towns of Oil Springs and nearby Petrolia supplied 90% of Canada's oil needs before 1900, and the oil drilling technology developed in these fields was used world-wide.
- Petroleum History Web Site List
Regional oil history Web site list of links
- Powell Airplane Filling Station
Tennessee historic gas station shaped like an airplane. Restoration planned.
- Reiff's Gas Station
Tours available for the gas station house in Woodland, California. Annual Street Bash Held every second Saturday in June
- H. P. Sears Oil Co., Inc.
Historic gas station museum in Utica, New York
- Texas Energy Museum
Museum Collections Spindletop Photo Archives Related Sites Website courtesy of Lamar University
The Bomber - Gas Station History
The Bomber is more than a gasoline advertising gimmick. It’s almost like a fairy tale story, maintains Milwaukee’s Art Lacey, who owned and operated the 40-pump McLoughlin Boulevard gas station housed beneath the awesome WWII-vintage B-17G four-engine Bomber