Glimpse of History: Tiger in a huge tank

LINDEN — The Bayway Refinery in Linden not only produced Esso gasoline, but sold it nearby and advertised it on its huge tanks. This photo is from the 1930s.

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Also using property in Elizabeth, the refinery is now owned by Phillips 66 and is the northernmost refinery on the East Coast of the United States.

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