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Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory #724217
Sat Feb 02 2019 09:03 PM
Sat Feb 02 2019 09:03 PM
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Georgetown, TX, USA
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I thought maybe you history buffs would get a kick out of reading my grandpa's actual list of gas station equipment purchased (quantity & total price) and the list of inventory he purchased to start his transition from farming in 1938 to owning and operating his first gas station in Wynot, Nebraska.


Equipment purchase contract September 1938.gifPage 1 inventory Aug 1938.gifPage 2 inventory Aug 1938.gif
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Re: Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory [Re: BA TRAMP OIL] #724218
Sat Feb 02 2019 09:23 PM
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Georgetown, TX, USA
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Pics of front and back of gas station in 1938 from what I know. My grandparents are pictured below; the two on the right.

Station 1938.gifGrandparents 1938.gif

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Re: Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory [Re: BA TRAMP OIL] #724221
Sat Feb 02 2019 11:06 PM
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Pretty neat to see the history being preserved! I also have the original purchase contract for one of my Great Grandfather's Texaco stations, and I also have pictures of his parents (my Great-Great Grandparent's) Texaco station in Garfield, NM from back in the 30's, another one of the same station in the 60's, early 90's, and one I took in November of last year when I drove through the town on my move to NC.

Re: Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory [Re: BA TRAMP OIL] #724225
Sun Feb 03 2019 07:17 AM
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Neat pieces of history.....thanks for sharing.
Looked like a teeny station, but what more did you need at that time?!
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Re: Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory [Re: BA TRAMP OIL] #724238
Sun Feb 03 2019 01:31 PM
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Pretty Neat! Thanks for sharing.
Prices looks like pennies on the dollar ,but was major money in them times.
1938 they was still crawling out of the depression years.


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Re: Granparent's 1938 gas station purchase & inventory [Re: BA TRAMP OIL] #724240
Sun Feb 03 2019 02:39 PM
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So cool, thanks for sharing 👍


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