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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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Drugstore gas pump - Petrolianain Petroliana
ACE Petroleum - Signsin Signs
Ashland Oil - Signsin Signs
1916 Harley Davidson and original sidecar - Motorcyclesin Motorcycles
TIger Oil  - Petrolianain Petroliana
Anderson-Pritchard Gas - Signsin Signs
Chevrolet Dealer porcelain/neon sign - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Successful Pickin - Petrolianain Petroliana
1958 Nash Metro - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Atlas Tires - Petrolianain Petroliana

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  1. 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...
  2. Vetraio50, Actually it’s a Sign Forest I’m told by visitors. :)
  3. 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!
  4. Blunderbuss2 Thx. I’ll give it a shot. Unfortunately it won’t remove the surface rust
  5. 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 ...
  6. dav2no1 So am I as I can hardly believe we found so much cool stuff when it’s so hard to find.
  7. 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.
  8. 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...
  9. 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....
  10. Wow! That is beautiful! U scored big time once again!
  11. 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!
  12. Vetraio50, The trick now is what to do with it and how to display it? Thx for the comment
  13. 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.
  14. Another awesome sign that really belongs in the Lakeside Museum but somehow made it to your place first. :):)
  15. 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.
  16. 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...
  17. I need the flame and the porcelain cauldron in sits in. U have 3 so can surely part with one.
  18. RichmondLori That is so kind of u to offer to help. I’m 80 and spending my life’s retirement building this Museum for the public to enjoy. We hope that we get lots of good publicity from the Museum ...
  19. A great truck means you’ll be out chasing more great stuff. Maybe you’ll repent and start selling me some of it?
  20. Couldbe, Yes we will have additional shed roofs attached to the S and E sides to give added space for storage, bathrooms, food preparation etc. the Museum will be available to rent as an Event Center...
  21. Wow! Bet u had to pay up for that beauty
  22. Couldbe,jscotto363, vetrai50, Thx for the comments and well wishes. This was an old DOT building that was taken down and we bought it and are reassembling it to fit our needs. Very tricky as the enti...
  23. Cokeman1959 Thx for the love it
  24. Jscotto363 Sad it had to take all these years to finally get one but we have it now and are pretty excited to get it operating. Thx for the comment
  25. Theonlyone, Nothing free about this “pass” it took 2 years of work, meetings, rejections, engineers hired, thousands of dollars wasted but we finally got it approved to start. All this to have a Fre...
  26. Another awesome find. I love old ore carts. Yours is a great one
  27. Theonlyone, exactly what I thought myself. After looking closer I see that the globes are in the back seat of a 1963 pick Cadillac Biarritz that is parked inside the Sinclair Station at the Lakeside M...
  28. Kwqd Thx for the comment
  29. RichmondLori, Thx for the comment
  30. Beautiful vehicle! I love beautiful cars!
  31. EJW-54 It was on my list for many years and several got away from me. Too pricy!
  32. Trey, Thx. I’m thrilled
  33. Jscotto363 Thx. We love comments
  34. Officialfuel Thx for the well wishes. We just keep hunting and sometimes get lucky. Today was a lucky day
  35. It’s no wonder I can’t ever find any good stuff! U get it all before I even wake up in the morning. Nice additions!
  36. Hmmmm? I’d check those vases for radio activity as they could be dangerous. Beautiful but lethal like radium was.
  37. Alfred101 Actually my grandkids really would like to take it to the prom if they could. It’s got the snow treads on it for winter driving they say! I say it’s a little slow to go that far, but I’m o...
  38. Definitely a Wayne 60 Wide Body
  39. AnythingObscure Thx for the comment. I’m blessed with a wife who tolerates my love for rusty old junk and porcelain signs, even tho she doesn’t have the same interest I have. If it’s old I love it! I...
  40. Another beauty
  41. HansBrinker I think if u look at all the postings on CW with my skates on them I show most of my collection. I have about 10-12 sets I think.
  42. Hans, Thx for the info. I need to find a place to display the collection I have as no one ever sees them in the box they’re in.
  43. I need that for our Museum
  44. Coke1234’ My kind of guy! Gotta haul em when u find em
  45. Bobby725, Thx. I emailed u but got no answer so am trying this. Can u contact Lakeside.storage@gmail.com and send ph number and we will text/call.
  46. Dr.Duke, The 50cal is a dummy and is mounted on the back of a 1942 White Half Track we were told fought in the battle of the Bulge! Too bad so many young Americans have forgotten what was paid for t...
  47. Dr.Duke, Hoe is faster digging in Rocky material but uses up 3-5x as much concrete so is more expensive for the footings. Footings are a nightmare that no one ever sees!
  48. Dr.Duke I saw a pix of a sign like ours in a collection in Tenn and decided to make a couple for our Collection. Yes we made the perch for the Dino. Pretty simple to make. I see a lot of DX signs ...
  49. Wow! I keep reading about the Nuts running NY and am heartbroken the takers are pushing the producers away. Best of luck to you in your newest adventures. Lots of good Stuff in the South I hear. We go...
  50. Michael, Oops! Sorry for my sloppy error! Fixed it thanks to u. Thank u.
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