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Sobol Bros..jpg
The Sobol brothers, Ira and Benjamin, owned a chain of gas stations under license of Standard Oil of New York (SOCONY)--as of 1938, at more than 150 locations. They advertised them as "Stations of Reputation." A Sobol Bros. station appears in Neva…

IMG_4637 Sinclair sign 3 (1).jpg
A rusted sign advertising Sinclair Gasoline found just outside of Wellsville, NY--likely dates back to the 1950s. Sinclair Oil's refinery in the town was a major employer but also was beset by huge fires in 1938 and 1958, the latter of which shut…
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