The saga of Gilmore Oil Company encapsulates a quintessentially American dream, where grit, ingenuity, and a flair for the dramatic converge to forge an indelible mark on the nation's industrial tapestry. From its inception, the company was a trailblazer, embodying the transformative spirit of an era where the landscape of the United States was being redrawn by oil derricks and the roar of automobile engines.Read more
Big Oly in the Flesh at SEMA 2021!
You may remember our post from back in May about the Big Oly Baja racer fetching $1.87 million at auction. Well, here it is! It is sitting center stage in a hall dedicated to race and off-road trucks and vehicles.
In the grand tapestry of American automotive history, few brands have burned as brightly and as briefly as Musgo Gasoline. Established in the heart of Muskegon, Michigan, in the roaring twenties, Musgo's flame was snuffed out almost as soon as it was lit, with the company's operations believed to have lasted less than a mere six months.Read more
In the echoes of America's industrial past, Bruin Pennsylvania Petroleum Products stands out as a testament to the early days of oil innovation. Butler County Oil Refining Company and Butler Oil Sales Company, marketed products under the Bruin Pennsylvania Petroleum Products name and made their mark in the 1920s, a time when the country was rapidly transforming into a mechanical powerhouse.Read more