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Superior, WI - Filling Station

Filling station and attendant in Superior, Wisconsin, photo by John Vachon.

Self-Service: 1920

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Self-Service: 1920 high-resolution photo-Washington, D." at the filling station seen here ⬅yesterday. inch glass negative by Harris & Ewing.

A few vintage gas stations, for your own pleasure. Apparently, the first gas…

Traces of Texas reader George Clogston kindly sent in this wonderful photo of a full-service Gulf station in "mid-town Houston" back in the day.

Schulman always got the most dramatic perspective. Also, I love the white MGA Roadster in the background.

Julius Shulman — Mobil Gas Station, Smith and Williams, Anaheim, © J Paul Getty Trust. Photographer Julius Shulman was solely responsible for documenting all of the mid-centry modern architectural icons.

July 1939. Granville County, N.C. "Country filling station owned and operated by tobacco farmer." Our second look at this establishment offering combustibles and comestibles.  by Dorothea Lange.  Lots of Soda!

Colorized version of the Currin Grocery in Granville County, North Carolina, photographed by Dorothea Lange in July 1939


Forty years ago, gas stations were called service stations, and that’s what you…

Texaco service station, 1940, with Coca-Cola, Camel cigarettes, G.E. radios and U.S. Tire ads

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Vintage Texaco Gas Station 1940 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, home decor, petroliana,