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    Posted 10 years ago

    EJW-54
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    Picked this up today at estate sale, 11"x14" print on heavy paper. The strange thing is the cars are late 1940's and Visibles from the 1920's. By the 1940's Clockface pumps where being fased out with computer pumps, so could rural areas still have been useing Visibles? The car procession seems to be officials or funeral, looks like flags on 1st 2 cars. The closest pump has a Sinclair Globe, the far pump has a Skelly Globe. Looks like 5 people watching the cars go by. Im sure gonna frame this one up. Enjoy

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 10 years ago
      Amazing photo . And I think it looks like a funeral also , what a peaceful time to live in !
      Thanks for sharing it
    2. oilman514 oilman514, 10 years ago
      Nice photo. Some rural areas were still using visibles into the early 60's at small mom&pop style stations.
    3. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks to Manikan, BeauxPurdy,oilman514,beachbomb and stonesfan1, yes Manikan, a peacefull time in the country, I remember well. Thanks oilman, I have seen photo's of a station with all 3, visible, clockface and computer.
    4. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks to toolate2, chevy59,officialfuel,Vestaswind, trukn20 and sanhardin, glad you all loved this.
    5. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks Kerry10456 and stonesfan1, glad you loved and liked this.
    6. Signaholic Signaholic, 10 years ago
      I think it's a great picture of what took over from the horse and buggy days.
      That horse is lookin at those cars sayin, "What's them things goin by?"
    7. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks MMM and Signaholic for love and comment. I thought the same thing about the horse!
    8. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks to Hedgewalker, Designer and marcobabe13 for likes and loves, glad you checked this out.
    9. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks olegaclockman47
    10. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks hotkitties and gargoylecollector for likes and loves, glad you did!
    11. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks junkmanjoe, glad you checked this out and love it.
    12. Trey Trey, 10 years ago
      In the smaller comunities they used the pumps till they fell apart,small gas stations off the main path,note the horse and buggy.I bet they didn't get a lot of customer's in automobile's LOL.
    13. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks Trey and scandinavian, that must be a main road, looks concrete.
    14. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks mtg75 for looking and glad you love it.
    15. Wendling Wendling, 10 years ago
      What a great picture,you have good taste,and are lucky.
    16. EJW-54 EJW-54, 10 years ago
      Thanks Wendling, this is why I go to estate sales.
    17. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 9 years ago
      that pict seems to be saying "out with the old, in with the new"
    18. EJW-54 EJW-54, 9 years ago
      Thanks mikielikesigns2, thats for sure, thanks for checking out my Show & Tell page and all the loves also.
    19. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 9 years ago
      Great photo, most unusual, too.
    20. EJW-54 EJW-54, 9 years ago
      Thanks miKKoChristmas11, also packrat-place and filmnet

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