Petroliana: The New York Times on Old Road Maps

An article in yesterday’s New York Times about collecting old road maps and other assorted gas-station paraphernalia — “petroliana.” Profiles John Margolies, the co-author of Hitting the Road: The Art of the American Road Map, who gave a recent presentation on the subject in New York recently and whose collection of petroliana the Library of Congress is in negotiations to acquire. Via MapHist.

Previously: Petrol Maps; Art of the Road; More Road Maps; Early Highway Maps.