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Question: 1950s Service Station Interior

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Posted by eshaver on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 6:10 AM

uh , jus got an e-mail as to someone needing me .

Ed Shaver

See ya on the road folks

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  • From: Fargo ND Up on the frozen prarie.
Posted by mercman1953 on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 8:07 PM

Here's one I did in 1/87th scale.

 These may help a little.

I remember when I was younger Bob"s Standard the men's room was in the station, and the ladies room was outside. Also he had a candy rack, some glass display cases, ice cream cooler, plus all of the oils, and hoses, and such you would ,find.

Like someone else mentioned Ed Shaver is the gas station guru.

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Posted by High octane on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:06 PM

Sounds like you need to talk to Ed Shaver as he is the "gas station guru" and he does frequent this forum from time to time.

High octane

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Question: 1950s Service Station Interior
Posted by KenCalgary on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:26 PM

There's a really cool service station in town (sadly closed) that I might attempt for a diorama. It was a Texaco station with a bay on each side of the central office.

What I'm wondering is whether anyone has photos of the interior of a 1950s station including for example the service counter area (e.g., did it have shelves, etc) and the bays?


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