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Image No: IP-12-1-1

Title: The first gasoline service station in Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Date: 1914

Remarks: Located at 234 Smythe [Smithe] and Cambie streets. This first service station opened in June, 1907.
John E. Hayden is in front of the office and Syd Alexander is at the pump.

Subject(s): Automobiles / Automobiles - Service stations / Imperial Oil Limited - Service stations / Vancouver, British Columbia - Commerce

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Image No: IP-6c-8

Title: Drawing depicting panoramic view of Royalite Oil Company gas plant in the Sheep Creek (Sheep River) area, Turner Valley, Alberta.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Refining / Royalite Oil Company - Refining / Turner Valley area, Alberta - Industry

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Image No: IP-26-5-3c

Title: Frederick A. Fitzgerald, first president of Imperial Oil Company, London, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1890s]

Remarks: President of Imperial Oil Company from 1880-1899.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / London, Ontario - Personalities / Petroleum industry and trade - Personalities

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Image No: IP-26-5-9

Title: Samuel M. Kier.

Date: [ca. 1840-1850]

Remarks: 1813-1874. American inventor and businessman credited with founding the American petroleum refining industry.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Personalities

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Image No: IP-26-5-6

Title: Dr. Abraham Gesner of Nova Scotia.

Date: [ca. 1854]

Remarks: In 1854, had the U.S. patent for making lamp oil from curde. With James Miller Williams, both have been called The Father of Refining.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Personalities

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Image No: IP-26-5-15a

Title: James Miller Williams, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1860]

Remarks: Dug the first successful oil well in North America at Oil Springs, Ontario in 1858. In 1860, established The Canadian Oil Company as the first integrated oil company in North America.

Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade - Personalities

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Image No: IP-13g-1-2

Title: Letterhead for Atlantic Petroleum Works, London, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1870s]

Remarks: Atlantic Petroleum Works became part of Imperial Oil Company Limited. Document is in the Imperial Oil Limited archive.

Subject(s): Advertising / Atlantic Petroleum Works - Marketing / Imperial Oil Limited - Marketing / London, Ontario - Industry

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Image No: IP-10a-1-1

Title: Sarnia Bay, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: May 24, 1871

Remarks: Showing Great Lakes shipping vessels located on Lake Huron.

Subject(s): Lake Huron, Ontario - Views / Sarnia, Ontario - Views / Ships

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Image No: IP-10a-1-2

Title: Bird's-eye view of Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: 1872

Subject(s): Sarnia, Ontario - Views

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Image No: IP-10a-1-3

Title: Sarnia Bay, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: 1873

Remarks: Showing Great Lakes shipping vessels located on Lake Huron.

Subject(s): Lake Huron, Ontario - Views / Sarnia, Ontario - Views / Ships

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