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Texaco Super Service

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A Texaco Super Service filling station owned by H.F. Bartsch on the corner of Park and Midland Streets. A home is on the opposite side of Midland Street. Two boys are leaning on the Coca Cola cooler. Cars are parked on each side of the gas pumps. Two attendants pose in uniform while another man stands with his back to the camera. The glass globes on top of the pumps read "Sky Chief", "Texaco" and "Indian Gas." A sign is the window advertises "Stove Gas, Kerosene, Naphtha."


Image ID: 102547

Creation Date: 1938 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Potter, Colleen O'Dea: Photographs

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: digital file

Original Format Number: 1201000623

Original Dimensions: 3801 X 2345 pixels


Loaned for scanning by Colleen O'Dea Potter.

On the back of the photograph is the note "car has sealed beam headlights." Additionally, a note that accompanied the image states, "so that would make it 1940 or later." The current address of the building is 1118 South Park Street and the current occupant (in 2013) is The Literacy Network.



Beverage industry


Cities and towns

Clothing and dress

Display of merchandise

Food industry and trade

Gasoline industry


Human settlements




Outdoor photography


Petroleum industry and trade


Service industries

Service stations

Show windows

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols




Work clothes


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