Fueling the Automobile Age

Few people in 1910 could imagine how the automobile would change daily life. The BMI’s exhibit, Fueling the Automobile Age, looks at the contributions of Baltimore-based Amoco and Crown-Central petroleum companies and the impact they made on American automobile culture.

Adults get a dose of nostalgia as they climb into a vintage 1953 Packard Clipper. Kids can dress as a station attendant and deliver Crown’s signature 3-Step Service. Visitors can compare a horse-drawn kerosene wagon to Bill Spicer’s 1979 electric car.

Looking forward: what impact do you think the electric or hydrogen-powered automobiles now being developed will have on our world?


Fueling the Automobile Age is made possible with generous support from:
The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation, American Trading and Production Corporation, Lord Baltimore Capital, Clark Brands, LLC, McGuireWoods LLP

Special thanks to:
Tom Buckles, ASR Group / Domino Sugar, Robert Fritz, Harbour Sign & Graphics, LTD, Wayne Henderson, Howard Johnson, Lion Brothers, Lutz Petroleum, Wayne and Debbie Nicolette, T.W. Scott

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