Texaco Gasoline Economy Calculator, 1974

Summary

Although not new, mileage calculators became much more popular during the gasoline crisis in the 1970s. In addition to calculating miles per gallon, this Texaco giveaway contains a mileage record on the back with the advice, "Conserve While You Consume."

Although not new, mileage calculators became much more popular during the gasoline crisis in the 1970s. In addition to calculating miles per gallon, this Texaco giveaway contains a mileage record on the back with the advice, "Conserve While You Consume."

Artifact

Calculator

Date Made

1974

Subject Date

1974

Creators

Texaco, inc. 

Creator Notes

Made for Texaco, inc.

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

2007.20.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Charles McCoy.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Metal

Color

Black (Color)
Red
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in

Width: 5.875 in

Inscriptions

TEXACO [logo] / GASOLINE / ECONOMY / CALCULATOR

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