Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 08/12/2013


Photo taken on August 12, 2013


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Simon's Texaco Station, Eau Claire, Wisc., Sept. 12, 1952

Simon's Texaco Station, Eau Claire, Wisc., Sept. 12, 1952
Handwritten note on the back of this photo: "This is the place. Taken Sept. 12, '52. Come and see us."

Handwritten by someone else: "[Eau] Claire, Wis. Simon's Gas Station."

Signage on front of gas station building: "Texaco. Lear & Simon. Marfak Lubrication. Washing."

Other signs, banners, and billboards around the gas station:

Registered Rest Room. A Texaco Dealer Service.
Grand Opening.
Come in! Meet your new neighbor.
B. F. Goodrich Tire. Defies skids!
Grand opening today! Free gifts!
Copenhagen. Outdoors, indoors, the best way to take tobacco.
If you like beer you'll love Schlitz.

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Comments
A. J. O'malley
A. J. O'malley
Lots of detail in that old snap.
3 years ago.