Pump and Circumstance Glory Days of the Gas Station This is a scrapbook of words and images in which John Margolies traces the history of the American Gas Station from the earliest roadside pumps to the present with a special focus on the heyday of th

  • Title: Pump and Circumstance: Glory Days of the Gas Station
  • Author: John Margolies Margolies
  • ISBN: 9780821219959
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a scrapbook of words and images in which John Margolies traces the history of the American Gas Station from the earliest roadside pumps to the present, with a special focus on the heyday of the streamlined station He combines rare archival photographs with his own trademark colour photographs the result of over 20 years traversing America in search of vanishingThis is a scrapbook of words and images in which John Margolies traces the history of the American Gas Station from the earliest roadside pumps to the present, with a special focus on the heyday of the streamlined station He combines rare archival photographs with his own trademark colour photographs the result of over 20 years traversing America in search of vanishing roadside architecture Here are classic pillared gas stations alongside fantastic ones shaped like cowboy hats, igloos, teepees and aeroplanes There are sub chapters full of gas station trivia and lore from promotional razzamattazz to the amenities provided by a modern comfort station.

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    1. John Margolies Margolies says:

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    2 thoughts on “Pump and Circumstance: Glory Days of the Gas Station

    1. This is a blast from the past for those of us that are old enough to remember when they cleaned windows, topped off fluids, and pumped our gas for under a dollar per gallon. We even got a free glass with a fill-up!

    2. The moral of this story is that when you trade aesthetics for convenience, you gain some things, but you lose so much more.

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