When I was a young adult (back in the early 70's) I was told in answer to my question as to why so many old butane tanks found in our area was that years earlier butane was a popular bottled gas, more so than propane.Propane's later arrival and eventual dominance obsoleted butane and butane distributorship.
John Hile <john66h@...> wrote: --- In STMFC@..., "Jared Harper" <harper-brown@...> wrote:
> Would propane have been
> used as a fuel in rural Kansas at that time?
From a quick web search, it looks like the Propane Marketers
Association of Kansas was founded in 1942.
Hope this is helpful,