Two photos of a Sterling store at 103 N. Prospect Street
in Bowling Green, Ohio taken by Alexander Knecht on August 27, 2003.
There are around 31 Sterling stores in the Ohio area. The chain has
been in existence for over half a century, having its start in the
dairy business in 1934. Sterling store #1 is located in Wauseon, Ohio.
Old Sterling map. Sterling was the gasoline brand of the
Quaker State Oil Refining Company through the 1960s.
The style shown on this map dates it between 1923 and 1946.