Oil company maps – North America – Cn-Cz

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Col-Tex was the remnants of the Kanotex operation after acquisition of that company by Apco when the latter company expanded their marketing operations from their original Oklahoma base. Those Col-Tex stations that were not rembranded as Apco were sold to Cosden to become that company's secondary brand. The Col-Tex brand survived until Cosden's acquisition by Fina in 1963.
Colonial is a southeastern independent brand that is still in operation.
This colorful map was issued by the Colonial Beacon Oil Company in 1931. By this date, Colonial Beacon had been acquired by the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, and was already beginning to sell gasoline under the Esso name. In years to come, the Esso name would supersede the Colonial Beacon name, though for many years signage included the Colonial name in small type. Colonial Beacon remained as a subsidiary of Jersey Standard until after World War II.
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This pretty 1924 Conoco issue shows the "minute man" logo in use by that company before it acquired the Marland Oil Company and that company's distinctive triangle logo. This early map consists of a cardboard folder to which the map is glued.
This beautiful panoramic map was issued by the Continental Oil Co. in 1930 and represents a period wherein many companies adopted a new map design every year. Shortly after this period, Conoco and many other major brands adopted rather mundane designs that lasted for decades.
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This map was issued jointly by Conoco and the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission in 1970.
This 1941 map was issued by the Consumers Co-Operative Association of Kansas City, Kansas. CCA is one of several similar associations that serve the agricultural regions of the U. S. and Canada.
This map was issued by CCA during the Sixties.
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L. L. Coryell and Sons was based in the Nebraska state capital of Lincoln, and operated a network of Coryell 70 stations in several surrounding states. `This map was issued in 1938; note the pennants denoting "44 Years of Service".
This 1946 map was issued by L. L. Coryell and Sons shortly before the company was purchased by the Carpenter Oil Company. During the early Sixties, the entire operation was folded into the Superior Oil Company of Des Moines, Iowa. Superior was subequently bought by Gulf in 1968 and rebranded as such.
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Cosden was based in Big Springs, Texas and marketed in six states before the company was acquired by American Petrofina in 1963 with stations rebranded to the Fina name thereafter.
Crown Central Petroleum Corporation started out as a Texas-based refiner but later shifted its operations to Baltimore, Maryland. Still in existence, the company markets in the southeast.
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Crystal Flash was a family-owned discounter with dual headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana and operated a number of stations in those states and in other neighboring states. This map was issued in 1958.
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This Crystal Flash map was issued in 1967 under the auspices of the industry association SIGMA (Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America). Though scaled back from pre-energy crisis levels, Crystal Flash still operates a modest-sized operation in Indiana today.
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