Old Gas Station

Item Info

Item No: pdcal00002
Title: Old Gas Station
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Although there is no definite date given for this image, taken by amateur Philadelphia photographer Claude Alexander, the Ford automobile in the photograph has the year 1935 on the license plate, so it is at the earliest, a 1935 image. The sign in the shop states "Speed and Guess Work Replaced by Measured Accuracy; Cylinders Bored, Valves Corrected" 

Creation Year: ca. 1935
Creator Name: Claude Alexander - Photographer