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Old Yamahas and an old gas pump. My kind of photo. From New Zealand.

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gasmelincelr #750309 Sat Jun 13 2020 06:42 PM
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That's a cool picture. Thanks for sharing it.

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gasmelincelr #750325 Sun Jun 14 2020 06:14 AM
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Dumb question but 'back in the day' would they have had a working gas pump inside like that, even if placed by the door? Or would that just have been decorative sitting there?

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gasmelincelr #750329 Sun Jun 14 2020 07:12 AM
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Probably was acceptable back in the day.

Things have changed a lot on 'safety issues' since then.

Back then, they sold candy for kids in glass containers that the children would then play with!

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Palmerson North, NZ

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There were many stations, car dealers in my area that had gas pumps inside, very similar to this photo. I ended up with several of them


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Those Yamaha...1966-1970?

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KZ1000 #750397 Mon Jun 15 2020 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by KZ1000
There were many stations, car dealers in my area that had gas pumps inside, very similar to this photo. I ended up with several of them

I was thinking that too, man if you could get your hands on a few of those not as touched by the elements.

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C1932 Texaco, Los Angeles

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Looking for photos, etc from 60s era Shell-A-Rama gas station and Pal's Diner, Rt. 17 Mahwah, NJ
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I bought a pump at a private residence in a formerly affluent neighborhood. The houses were the rich part of town back in the day and these particular homeowners were wealthy enough to have their own pump at home. It was in their garage since the 1940’s.

The current homeowners were selling the pump because the local building dept made them dig up the holding tank under the cement floor in the garage (due to contamination). If I remember correctly I think they told me the bill was $40,000 (tear up the floor, support the structure, pay for contaminated dirt removal and then pour a new floor)!

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gasmelincelr #750722 Mon Jun 22 2020 07:51 AM
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Wow.. now that's some interesting history i've never heard about before. Good stuff!

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Companies making curbside or blind pumps made two models, an outdoor model and an indoor model. As stated above, only the well to do people had gas pumps inside their garages. The Underwriters Laboratory tag indicated whether the pump was approved for indoor or outdoor use.

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gasmelincelr #750755 Mon Jun 22 2020 03:05 PM
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Inside pumps . Seems Dangerous but they did it .

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gasmelincelr #750758 Mon Jun 22 2020 03:13 PM
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I'm completely fascinated with this. Also ammo for having a gas pump displayed in the living room! laugh

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Mobil Station, 303 W 96th Street in NYC

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