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Sky Chief: 1942

Sky Chief: 1942

May 1942. "Gothenburg, Nebraska. Gas station and grain elevator." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Not gone

I don't think it is completely gone. If you swing the google pic around, there is a Sinclair station where the old Texaco was.

Razed the roofs

It's gone, now. From 2008:

After Inflation Adjustment

20 cents is $3.45 today. So until very recently, gas was relatively cheap today.

Die and pay taxes

Taxes paid ... twenty-two cents on one tank and twenty cents on the other. Today that wouldn't pay the taxes on the taxes on the taxes.

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