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An antique Gilbarco Calco-Meter gas pump with Texaco Fire Chief Gasoline sign in front of a garage at sunset.


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Antique Gilbarco Calco-Meter Gas Pump

The antique gas pump in front of this garage is a Gilbarco Calco-Meter pump with Texaco Fire Chief Gasoline signage. Gas is just 49 cents a gallon!

I photographed it while the sun was setting behind me, as the light was fading away.

The garage is behind a house on Arbor Avenue in the neighborhood where I grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. When I was a teenager, the house was owned by an old man named Cecil Young, who was in his early 80s at the time. Mr. Young was also a photographer, and I spent a lot of time talking to him when I was in high school. The current owners added a porch to the front of the house and placed the gas pump in front of the garage.





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