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Pennco Station

Date: July 24 1934
Description: Pennsylvania oil company gas station at the corner of 2 North Park and Regent Streets in the Greenbush neighborhood.
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Park Street at Olin Avenue

Date: 1948
Description: A view down Park Street at Olin Avenue. On the corner of Olin is Moore's Super Service Mobil Station and McCranner Drugs.
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Taylor's Super Service Gas Station

Date: January 01 1939
Description: Two men fill the gas tanks of a car and truck at Jack D. Taylor's Super Service Station, 751-753 Williamson Street. This Art deco style building is located...
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Purcell Garage

Date: February 04 1943
Description: Six Chevrolet automobiles (possibly taxies) and 10 drivers holding pledge cards outside the side entrance to Friede Storage Garage (previously known as Pur...
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Mitchell's Greasing Palace

Date: August 07 1928
Description: Robert Mitchell's Madison service station, 529 University Avenue. During the 1920s service stations evolved from curb-side shacks to more attractive buildi...
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Riley-Bremer-Riley Garage

Date: October 11 1930
Description: The Riley-Bremer-Riley Oldsmobile garage on E. Doty Street began as the Riley Livery Stable when horse-drawn transportation reigned and then transitioned t...
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Licari Tire Co.

Date: March 04 1932
Description: Exterior of the J.R. Licari & Son garage, located at 767 West Washington Avenue. The view also includes Trotters Billiards, located at 763 West Washington...
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Garage Exterior

Date: August 27 1934
Description: Meier's Garage, located at 1313 Regent Street. The garage did general repair, as well as greasing, washing, and auto radios. Eight employees are in front w...
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Auto Mechanics Class

Date: November 27 1934
Description: Auto Mechanics Class at East High School. The students left to right are Raymond Cattell, Leif Breiby, Clarence Elsa, Leslie Hoppe, and instructor Orian Dh...
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Man Checks Automobile Tire in front of Service Station

Date: December 28 1928
Description: Man checking an automobile tire in front of a service station and garage owned by Charles Lawrence. A boy is standing with his bicycle in the background.
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Packard Maintenance

Date: June 29 1946
Description: An African American mechanic works on a car up on the rack for servicing at the gas station Meehan Motor Mart, 209 East Washington Avenue.
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Mechanic Servicing International Truck

Date: February 15 1929
Description: Mechanic with clipboard and trouble light examines the engine of an International truck used to deliver "Holsum" brand bread at an International Harvester...
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Mechanics Working on International Trucks

Date: 1942
Description: Mechanics working inside the service center of an International Harvester dealership. The door of one of the trucks is painted "McCormick-Deering Store."
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Gasoline Station in Early Morning Fog

Date: August 20 1961
Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.
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Gasoline Station

Date: October 13 1963
Description: Gasoline station, with Standard Oil Products and Champion signs, in old false front building.
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Mechanics at Work Inside International Harvester Service Shop

Date: 1944
Description: Mechanics at work in the service shop of an International Harvester dealership, working among several disassembled McCormick-Deering tractors, engines, and...
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Mechanics at Work on Truck Engines

Date: October 22 1943
Description: Mechanics repairing truck engines in the service department of an International Harvester dealership.
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Mechanic Removes Oil Pump from Truck Engine Block

Date: October 28 1936
Description: Mechanic "Cash" Parmley removing the oil pump from an International truck engine block inside the service shop of a McCormick-Deering dealership.
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Farm Machinery and Automobile Dealership Storefront

Date: 1917
Description: Men, boys, and a young woman standing on a sidewalk in front of the storefront of M. Liebeler Farm Machinery and Garage. The buildings advertise Avery trac...
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International Motor Truck Mechanics

Date: March 18 1929
Description: Mechanics lined up in front of an International truck outside the exit of an International motor truck dealership service department.

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