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American Petroleum Institute, 1930, Petroleum Facts and Figures, Lord Baltimore Press, Maryland, 232 pp.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Commercial Driver’s Manual, Pub. 223 (9-01), 131 pp.

Curtin, D. Thomas, 1946, Men, Oil and War, Petroleum Industry Committee, Chicago, 360 pp.

Dilworth, Don, 1970, Visit to a Tank Truck Town, printed in Petroleum and Chemical Transporter, February issue, reprinted from National Magazine for Tank Truck Management and Operation

Editors of LOOK, 1946, Oil for Victory, McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc., New York, 287 pp.

Frey, John W. and Ide, H. Chandler, 1946, A History of the Petroleum Administration for War, 1941-1945, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 463 pp.

Hidy, Ralph W. and Hidy, Muriel E., 1955, Pioneering in Big Business 1882-1911, History of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), Harper & Brothers, New York, 839 pp.

Members of Royal Dutch/Shell Group, 1959, The Petroleum Handbook, Shell International Petroleum Company Limited, London, 678 pp.

Mroz, Albert, 1996, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Trucks and Commercial Vehicles, Kraus Publications, Iola, WI, 432 pp.

National Petroleum News, __________, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 6

National Petroleum News, __________, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 30

National Petroleum News, Jan. 21, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 25

National Petroleum News, Jan. 28, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, pp. 17, 23, 45

National Petroleum News, Feb. 4, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 87

National Petroleum News, Feb. 11, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 7

National Petroleum News, Feb. 25, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 71

National Petroleum News, Mar. 3, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 139

National Petroleum News, May 19, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 74

National Petroleum News, July 28, 1920, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 32-C

National Petroleum News, April 19, 1922, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 45

National Petroleum News, Apr. 26, 1922, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 51

National Petroleum News, May 3, 1922, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 26

National Petroleum News, Jan. 1925, Cleveland, Ohio, pp. 4, 100

National Petroleum News, Jan. 7, 1925, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 87

National Petroleum News, Jan. 7, 1925, Cleveland, Ohio, p. 25

Oil & Gas Journal, 1959, Petroleum Panorama, commemorating 100 years of petroleum progress, 652 pp.

White, Gerald T., 1962, Formative Years in the Far West, A History of Standard Oil Company of California and Predecessors Through 1919, Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 694 pp.

Williamson, Harold F. and Daum, Arnold R., 1959, The American Petroleum Industry, The Age of Illumination 1859-1899, Northwestern University Press, Evanston, 864 pp.

Wood, Donald F., 1997, Gas & Oil Trucks, Motorbooks International, Osceola, WI, 224 pp.

Many more publications, newspaper clippings, archival material such as memorandums were perused but not quoted. This chapter would have grown to huge proportions if all the reference material was used and cited. Ellsworth Sparks of Pleasantville, Pa., looked for tank trucks in use as well as junked.

Written and verbal communications from David Weber, Ellsworth Sparks, Daniel J. Leech and others were also noted.

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