Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The First Oil Magazine

In an effort to stay topical, with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill dominating the news, I thought I'd chime in with some related magazines.
I obtained this one in a large collection of number one issues many years ago. To my knowledge it is the earliest oil related magazine published in America and the only one known to exist. As you can see, the American oil boom started in Pennsylvania.

Here are few other oil related magazines in my collection:

Hopefully, a twenty-first century American genius can figure out how to solve the problem!

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