Leyda's Service Station
Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They built distinctive pagoda-like buildings influenced by Japanese culture. Five automobiles can be seen driving in, out and being serviced by uniformed attendants. Two people are at the far left. Olin Avenue, lined with trees and homes is in the background. Handwritten caption below, "Leyda's Station, 40, 24 Hour Servis [sic]."
Image ID: 102623
Creation Date: 1931
Creator Name: Hartman, M. F.
Collection Name: Potter, Colleen O'Dea: Photographs
Original Format Type: digital file
Original Format Number: 1201000624
Original Dimensions: 4345 X 2523 pixels
Loaned for scanning by Colleen O'Dea Potter.
Note on back of photo, "Later Moore's." Note accompanying the image, "cars look mid 20s to early 30s." The occupant in 2011 was a Clark's Service Station, in August 2013, a newly opened Pit Stop Amstar Service Station.
Blue collar workers
Cities and towns
Clothing and dress
Petroleum industry and trade
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