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Great Days for Gilmore Gasoline

V.L. Anderson’s Southern California Station in a nighttime publicity photo Born in 1850 near Millersburg, Illinois, Arthur Fremont Gilmore, was a dairyman turned oil and gas merchant after he struck oil in California while drilling for water for his livestock. Starting in 1918 his son, Earl Bell Gilmore, took over the family business and presided…

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The Gilmore Oil Company

Earl Gilmore on the left and an associate pose with a tanker that may have only been used for promotional needs. It is outlined in neon and I wonder if it may have possibly had an on board generator to power the lighting. Maybe one of our readers knows more about this very unique truck?…

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