Glimpse of History: 'Tanks' a lot for the advertising

PLAINSBORO — In the 1920s, large fuel tanks along the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, such as this one in Plainsboro, were used as advertising canvases.

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The American Museum of Natural History notes that Polarine was a tradename used by Standard Oil for its lubricating oil.

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Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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