Years of Production: circa 1930's
Manufacturer: The Wayne Pump Company
The Wayne Pump Company has been known by different names over the years. Variations included Wayne Oil Tank & Pump Company, Wayne Oil Tank Company, Wayne Tank & Pump Company, and the Wayne Company.
In 1907 Wayne began production of gasoline pumps. During the 1930’s, Wayne invented the computing mechanism that became the manufacturing guideline for gasoline pumps.
The Wayne 60 pump design is one of its most well-known pumps.
The “Shell” name originated in London and came about from a previous import/export business involving oriental shells in the 1830’s.