5685Re: Color of oil tanks
- Jul 1, 2014I'd wonder if the darker colour was red, but a colour photo would be good.
'... In 1915, when the Shell Company of California first built service stations, they had to compete against other companies. Bright colours were the solution, but colours that would not offend the Californians. Because of the state’s strong Spanish connections, the red and yellow of Spain were chosen. http://www.shell.com/global/aboutshell/who-we-are/our-history/history-of-pecten.html ...'
Phil Clark, Catarman, Philippines.
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