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Magnolia Petroleum Company Truck | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Magnolia Petroleum Company Truck

Magnolia Petroleum Company Truck | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A man is driving a truck marked "Mobilgas" which is owned by the Magnolia Petroleum Company. The truck is in front of several large petroleum storage tanks. The original caption reads, "One of four L-195 International trucks purchased by the Magnolia Petroleum Company for use in making deliveries from its San Antonio plant is shown at this plant. It is shown with Trailmobile tandem trailer, the tank of which is provided with five compartments. These L-195's travel 300 miles south, 150 miles west, 60 miles east, and 90 miles north, making deliveries to dealers and Magnolia's own stations. Some 52 motor trucks are based at the San Antonio plant, 43 of which are Internationals."
DESCRIPTION
A man is driving a truck marked "Mobilgas" which is owned by the Magnolia Petroleum Company. The truck is in front of several large petroleum storage tanks. The original caption reads, "One of four L-195 International trucks purchased by the Magnolia Petroleum Company for use in making deliveries from its San Antonio plant is shown at this plant. It is shown with Trailmobile tandem trailer, the tank of which is provided with five compartments. These L-195's travel 300 miles south, 150 miles west, 60 miles east, and 90 miles north, making deliveries to dealers and Magnolia's own stations. Some 52 motor trucks are based at the San Antonio plant, 43 of which are Internationals."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:65898
Creation Date:circa 1950
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:San Antonio
County:
State:Texas
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, Box 323, Pg.160
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 7.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Stairs
Storage tanks
Industrial buildings
Men
Outdoor photography
Signs and symbols
Trucks
Trailers

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