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1928-Richfield General Gasoline

Signs adorn a service station with gas pumps on either side. The signs advertise General Gasoline, Richfield Gasoline, Gilmore Gasoline, Hood Tires, United States Tires and Pennzoil. On the right, an attendant is climbing a ladder. Photo caption reads: "Service station at 1800 1/2 Long Beach Boulevard, South Gate, owned by Louie Meyers and operated by him with aid of his 19-year-old wife, June Meyer. Louie also owns the adjoining garage where he worked as a mechanic, three years ago". Photo dated: June 4, 1928


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Taken on January 19, 2005