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1950's Prices

I can remember driving with my sister to Hiawatha, Kansas from Pineville, Louisiana to see our mother. We took advantage of a gas price war in Texarkana, Arkansas to buy regular gas for 24 cents a ...
  • Lee Ann Hoven

    1950s full service gas stations: Gas pumped, oil checked, windows washed. And the price of gas was only 30¢ a gallon ( 2014 -over $3.00 a gallon and get it yourself !)

  • Tami Candib

    1950s full service gas stations: Oil checked, windows washed. And the price of gas was approx 30 cents/gallon. Reminds me of my uncle bill's service station

  • Santuccio Album

    old gas stations | Onalaska, Wisconsin, early 1950s, when full service was the rule ...

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Full service gas stations. And gas was about a quarter a gallon. Service station? That IS unique!

Shocked? Well, how the hell else is the kid going to learn how to smoke, except from Gramma? circa 1950 photobooth

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1950, when your gas was pumped and car serviced by a station employee.

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"A kiss for a gas cook! It's the exact temperature control that's the secret of cooking by gas. Light a burner and it gives full heat instantly; turn the visible flame up or down and the change of heat is immediate. ..." (1950s)

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