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Old School Gas Delivery System
Lens: DA*55 Camera: K-1 Photo Location: Spencer, IN ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F6.3 
Posted By: SSGGeezer, 01-08-2020, 07:11 PM

Old style gas pump in front of what was the Ford Dealership in Spencer, Indiana. K-1 and DA*55

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01-08-2020, 07:15 PM   #2
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Very pretty capture. Very nice.

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Very pretty capture. Very nice.

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Thanks Tony! they had some inside the building also.
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Nice to see them kept in such good condition!

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Wow...31 cents a gallon...for premium. Must of been the '60's. I recall when gas...regular was as low as 26 cents a gallon.

Nice picture. Reminds me when I had my first vehicle...a small motor scooter with a 50cc two stroke and filling up...but making sure I poured in the right amount of 2 stroke oil in the tank first.
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QuoteOriginally posted by lesmore49 Quote
Wow...31 cents a gallon...for premium. Must of been the '60's. I recall when gas...regular was as low as 26 cents a gallon.

Nice picture. Reminds me when I had my first vehicle...a small motor scooter with a 50cc two stroke and filling up...but making sure I poured in the right amount of 2 stroke oil in the tank first.
26 cents a gallon in 1960 would be around 2.26 today! Still a steal I'd say.
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26 cents a gallon in 1960 would be around 2.26 today! Still a steal I'd say.
It was 26 cents a gallon (regular) in Fargo, North Dakota/ Moorhead, Minnesota (twin cities) when I was there in the summer of 1968 for a day trip . I recall I was driving my '67 Camaro RS Coupe, 327 V8, 4 speed manual...which drank a lot of gas. So the cheap gas was much appreciated.
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When I was 10 I saved the fire chief tickets at the local Texaco in Dubuque and traded them in for the greatest X-Mas present ever, the Fire Chief hat displayed on that pump which had a speaker I could project my distorted voice into which was less loud than my actual voice.

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When I was 10 I saved the fire chief tickets at the local Texaco in Dubuque and traded them in for the greatest X-Mas present ever, the Fire Chief hat displayed on that pump which had a speaker I could project my distorted voice into which was less loud than my actual voice.
Dad would buy bailer twine in Dubuque near the docks and we hauled it in our '47 international back to Wisconsin to sell to the local farmers . Dubuque was an exotic big city .
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Excellent photos! These old gas pumps were so well crafted and colorfully painted.
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