What kind of gas stations...

FriscoCharlie Oct 5, 2015

  1. r_i_straw

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    Ooops, I just realized that I posted that one before. Getting old and forgetful is tough. Oh well, here is one that I don't think I have. Paris, Texas, sometime in the 1930s
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  2. r_i_straw

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    Some random gas station photos that I have collected.
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  3. sidney

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    my truck smokes like mad and it will continue to do that threst of its life just because somebody complains about the air, i think its starting to smoke more now..... ill add some oil hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha bahahahahahahahah
     
  4. Hytec

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    You can't see it, but there's a pump hidden by the posts at Glenn Smith's grocery store on the left in Center Sandwich, NH. Dad let me fill up our car when I was about 8, maybe 9.

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  5. Calzephyr

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    Wow... never seen that before... curbside gas dispensers. That had to be very dangerous!

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  6. southernnscale

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    That would make a nice little model to do and 3D print!
     
  7. southernnscale

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    Just couldn't make the door out to well! just done this render!
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  8. sidney

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    those very nice old photos. thanks for sharing those
     
  9. MisterBeasley

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    I still have an old Cities Service tanker truck. They changed their name to Citgo.

    The lettering on the truck was painted over in an amateurish way, so I never put it on my layout. One of these days, I should repaint it. After all, it's a relic of the Transition Era.
     
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  10. Kurt Moose

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    I love that small town pic, look at all the details in that photograph!:love:
     
  11. RailMix

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    Horrors!:eek: Today everyone knows you can't use a gas pump unless you're old enough to drive.:LOL: How did we ever survive?
     
  12. bremner

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    I made my 14 year old daughter pump this this week
     
  13. Hytec

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    Egad Sir, you are a heathen. :eek:
     
  14. r_i_straw

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    Filling truck tires at a Conoco station in De Leon, Texas. 1939 photo by Russell Lee.
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  15. BoxcabE50

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    Looks like he has good reason to keep those tires aired up. I see a bare rim, where the spare tire should be stowed. :eek:
     
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  16. r_i_straw

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    What brand of gas does a Tesla use?
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  17. Kurt Moose

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  19. Carl Sowell

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    And to think; they walk and drive amongst us.
     
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  20. Mike VE2TRV

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    ROFLMAO...

    Those newfangled horseless carriages... :confused:

    Another question - where's the starting crank?o_O:cautious::D
     

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