Old Gas Station

Item Info

Item No: pdcal00006
Title: Old Gas Station
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This is a ca. 1930 interior shot, taken by amateur Philadelphia photographer Claude Alexander, of a service station tool shelf or work station, with instructional posters on the wall.  The two outer posters read:  "Valves are corrected, not  ground--ask about it!  The Kwik-Way System."  The large sheet in the center gives diagrams and notes about heat-related repairs, with the following header:  "HEAT is the most destructive and costly factor with which your engine must contend."

Creation Year: ca. 1930
Creator Name: Claude Alexander - Photographer