|Object ID #||1993.034.001|
|Other Name||Tank, Fuel|
|Title||WHITE ROSE Bulk Fuel Tank|
|Lexicon category||7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact|
|Made||Canadian Oil Companies Ltd.|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
WHITE ROSE bulk fuel container. A little boy holding a slate design is used on the front of this container, along with WHITE ROSE in large lettering. The tank is a horizontally-configured steel drum, supported by two flat metal strap-like brackets at the bottom. The top of the tank has a rod-handled, threaded part (filling hole) and a smaller hole at the other end. One end has a circular-handled valve and a horizontal pipe area.
Function: This container is an item that would be used at a service station in the past for storing and dispensing quantities of fuel oil. The container also advertises an oil company's brand of gasoline.
WHITE ROSE gasoline and EN-AR-CO oil products were sold by the Canadian Oil Companies Ltd. This container likely was used somewhere in Ontario in the past.
Last owned by Jim Keeling of Bognor, Grey County.
|Collection||Commercial Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||H-112.5 W-101 L-165 cm|
|Found||Bognor, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|