"Doing the weekly grocery shopping mid-1950s style. Oh yes, every women dressed up when she left the house, for whatever reason. To be seen in PUBLIC in anything else was an embarrassment and it was frowned upon." Screw that! I'm happy to live in an era where personal comfort trumps a public performance!
Yes, I remember these gas stations! The "Attendants" would rush out to your car and while they were filling your tank, they would check your oil and wash your windows, ALL of them! Part of what put the "good" in "The Good Old Days".