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Rattletrap

4095 W. Center St Provo Ut

I'm an old guy in my late 70s and have joined with our eldest son to collect antique gas pumps, cars, Porcelain gas/oil signs and a few cool vintage airplanes. We diI'm an old guy in my late 70s and have joined with our eldest son to collect antique gas pumps, cars, Porcelain gas/oil signs and a few cool vintage airplanes. We display them all at a large Storage Facility on the Main Street in Provo Ut including a couple of antique Gas Stations as well. Ck us out online at aaalakesidestorage.com (Read more)

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  1. Chrissylovescats Thx for the luv it. I luv cats too.
  2. Rambojoe, Thx for the great reference and pix! Very old Sign.
  3. Great cars and better stories about em
  4. AnythingObscure, Maybe not? I see the msg was deleted by CW as it inferred that someone might actually help us find the missing section to our sign and be of help. Heaven forbid that might happen!
  5. Sleuedke, We are still hunting for the other half of the Sinclair Sign and suggest u contact aaalakeside Storage in Provo to discuss and hopefully make a visit to see the collection
  6. Damonways, We’re ready any time the car clubs want to have their shows. Surprisingly they never bother to ask and we have several clubs in the area. I continue to be surprised it doesn’t happen. Mayb...
  7. MooreAntique Thx for the love it
  8. These are the type of oil lamps that Jesus was referring to in the parable of the 10 virgins waiting for the wedding ceremony with only 5 having extra oil for their lamps. Now u can see why having a c...
  9. Trey, A little further research shows that Wings Cigarettes was a product of the depression as they sold for less than other Brands. In the 40s they included cards with pix of airplanes that were col...
  10. Trey, Good question but I have no info avail as both companies are long gone.
  11. Dav2no1 Thx for the luv it
  12. Officialfuel Thx for the love it
  13. Vetraio50, Thx for the love it
  14. Trey, Outside is where the people going thru the collection can easily see them all day every day. Yes they do degrade, but they were built to be seen and used.
  15. Trey, I think 42” dsp.
  16. Vetraio50 Thx for the luv it.
  17. Not sure, but they look more like backlit letters than actual Neon letters? We have a similar set on top of an old Texaco Station in our Museum. Ours were backlit
  18. I’d love to have a Woody of any kind! Beautiful, yet impractical, pieces of art.
  19. Valentino97 I’m happy to say that we have both had both shots and are safe to travel, pick and have fun again!
  20. Dav2no1 Thx. We feel pretty lucky but paid too much for an old pump that doesn’t even have any gas in it.
  21. Great collection. We need to start collecting a few qt cans at our Museum.
  22. Bet u paid a pretty penny for that guy! Great find!
  23. Awesome place! Thx for sharing
  24. Great signs! Unfortunately they don’t want to part with em and they’re a very long drive away even if they would. Great pix of signs in the wild! Thx for going to the trouble.
  25. Officialfuel, Yup! That’s our little Island pump. Thx
  26. Celiene, I realize that I’m likely your grandfathers age however I’m still not old enough to have driven a horse drawn fuel wagon and have no personal history of how safe or dangerous they may have b...
  27. Trey, It says Polarine on it that can still be read.
  28. Inky, If you expand the pix of the wheels you can see the very fancy hubs. They are quite unique. This will be a beautiful Wagon restored
  29. AnythingObscure, I’m amazed myself, but the hoist on the truck and trailer have provided needed miracles for the really heavy stuff. The loads might look safe, but I have my doubts if a disaster happ...
  30. Dav2no1, They want $400k for the copper Ford! Outa my league but love the car. The car showe had some very cool cars but was $20/ea for entry and we went for the associated swap meet which was not go...
  31. LazyBoy, Hmmmm? Somehow I didn’t think of that?
  32. Another awesome find! Big time score!
  33. Trey, Ouch! U hit a tender spot!
  34. Coke1234 Yup. Big Pick. Took us 9 hrs with a fork lift to get everything off. I was dragging when we got done and wondered how I had ever gotten it all on the truck and trailer in the first place. Al...
  35. Gotta luv the old C cab. In actual use they were interesting vehicles to drive in the mountains. Since they didn’t have fuel pumps and relied on gravity to get gas to the carb, if u were low on gas an...
  36. Vetraio50, Actually it’s a Sign Forest I’m told by visitors. :)
  37. PhilDMorris, HaHa! Not quite a town but we do have a couple of old gas stations about 100 pumps and well over 200 signs on poles, besides the ones on buildings. Quite a junk yard I’m told!
  38. Blunderbuss2 Thx. I’ll give it a shot. Unfortunately it won’t remove the surface rust
  39. Trey I’d love to stand it outside but lights attract the bugs and bugs attract the spiders and spiders make webs that we have to clean off daily. Big beautiful lights equal big nasty power bills and ...
  40. dav2no1 So am I as I can hardly believe we found so much cool stuff when it’s so hard to find.
  41. Vetraio50 Yes. Big is right! Big stuff that’s heavy and hard to lift and my old carcass is tired from loading it. Tomorrow I need to offload it but will have a forklift and help so maybe not too bad.
  42. Bobby725, In the old days I would have restored it as they are such ugly cars they become cute. We had one when I was a kid. This will look awesome on a pole with the other one also on a pole! Crazie...
  43. Kwqd, tried that and the “cheap prices” were not cheap at all. Cheap depends on whether you’re buying or selling. I’m buying and to pay 5 times more for shipping than the car cost is not cheap to me....
  44. Wow! That is beautiful! U scored big time once again!
  45. PhilDMorris, U are right! I stood in awe as a person I never met before gifted me this cool antique scale as well as putting it in my truck for me! That’s a moment to remember!
  46. Vetraio50, The trick now is what to do with it and how to display it? Thx for the comment
  47. Dav2no1 Thanks for the info. I checked it out and love it. Just ordered a few parts that will help with the appearance. A paint job will make a big difference.
  48. Another awesome sign that really belongs in the Lakeside Museum but somehow made it to your place first. :):)
  49. I fully agree. The stories behind these old relics are rich with memories that take us back to our youth and the fun days we had as kids.
  50. Randall4, Actually since the time these pix were taken the collection has grown many times over and now boasts the largest collection of big gas/oil signs on poles in the World. Over 230 big signs on...
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