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#306074 - Sun Feb 19 2012 08:43 PM Then and now
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
I was looking through some old photos and thought it would be fun to post then and now photos to show how things change. If you have picture of your garage, shop or outside that show how thing have changed over time please post. I will post more of my garage and outside.







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#306118 - Mon Feb 20 2012 06:53 AM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
gasmansgp Offline
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Registered: Mon Feb 24 2003
Loc: Severn, Maryland USA
Matt, I like the short A1. I have one of these here and was looking for ideas. Your display cabinet is really nice. Hope you don't mind if I use it? Paul www.severngaspumps.com

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#306323 - Mon Feb 20 2012 08:05 PM Re: Then and now [Re: gasmansgp]
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
Here is another part of the garage.







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#306339 - Mon Feb 20 2012 09:20 PM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
s932 Offline
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Registered: Thu Jan 18 2007
Loc: cape girardeau. mo
Matt you obviously like rare pumps. Your display of pumps look awesome.
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#306867 - Wed Feb 22 2012 09:20 PM Re: Then and now [Re: s932]
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
I guess no one else wants to join and show some pictures of how their display or work area has changed. Here is another corner in the garage.





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#306897 - Thu Feb 23 2012 04:41 AM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
JimT Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 06 2002
Loc: Cleveland,Ohio U.S.A.
Matt- mine just keeps getting messier. The isles just get a little narrower. BTW I like this thread. but have never been much of a picture guy.

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#307247 - Fri Feb 24 2012 12:13 PM Re: Then and now [Re: JimT]
pollyman Offline
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Registered: Mon Sep 15 2003
Loc: California
I see the signs of an addiction. LOL.
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6 ft signs & rare pump plates Signal, Hancock, Mohawk, Polly, Flying A, Douglas, Richfield, PDQ, Stinker, Beeline, Neon , Dealership.


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#307294 - Fri Feb 24 2012 03:24 PM Re: Then and now [Re: pollyman]
Bob Richards Offline
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Registered: Tue Feb 22 2005
Loc: Longview, WA
Matt, you have a fantastic Collection!

This version of my Collection evolves, but since I have only the 1 pump at this time... All that have changed in my garage are oil cans and signs....... Compared to what you have displayed, my collection would be considered a "poor country bumpkin cousin"...LOL

Thanks for the look see!
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#307309 - Fri Feb 24 2012 04:28 PM Re: Then and now [Re: Bob Richards]
Big B1 Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Mon Mar 28 2011
Loc: Long Island N.Y.
Hey Matt, My shop and collection is minute compared to yours but its getting there hope pictures show up.


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#307341 - Fri Feb 24 2012 06:13 PM Re: Then and now [Re: Big B1]
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
Thanks for the comments. I started collecting pumps in 1995. From then until 2006 or 2007 I did not keep any in the garage. I had about 16 pumps at the time the "then" pictures were taken. They slowly moved in the garage and side yard and like rabbits kept multiplying. In the last two years I started adding some cans and signs to the collection.

Big B1, your pumps are nice. Pretty soon your garage will change.

I will post some side yard pics next. Been getting rid of trucks and parts to buy pumps. Sold five trucks and lots of parts.
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#307370 - Fri Feb 24 2012 08:02 PM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
Badmotorfinger Offline
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Registered: Mon Sep 26 2011
Loc: Mass
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and constantly changing.

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#307385 - Fri Feb 24 2012 09:00 PM Re: Then and now [Re: Badmotorfinger]
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
Nice! They do constantly chance.
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#307387 - Fri Feb 24 2012 09:16 PM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
Here are some side yard shots.





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#307423 - Fri Feb 24 2012 11:12 PM Re: Then and now [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
Bob Richards Offline
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Registered: Tue Feb 22 2005
Loc: Longview, WA
Here is one wall that has changed in my garage in the last year and a half;

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#307427 - Fri Feb 24 2012 11:50 PM Re: Then and now [Re: Bob Richards]
philmccauley Offline
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Registered: Thu Jul 26 2001
Loc: Bardstown, KY USA
Wish I had taken pics over the years. Great stuff all.
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Thanks, Phil
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