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A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A and B Drug Company on Broadway west of 10th Street in Marysville, Kansas. The sign on the side of the building also reads, "The Rexall Store, where you get what you call for." To the left of the drug store, a sign for W. H. Grindle's Dental Office is visible. Other businesses partially visible along the street include Electric Signs Talk, Isis Theatre, Exchange Bank, a shoe store, the City Bakery, a grocery store, another drug store, Independent Garage, and Pioneer Tire Service. A few people are visible walking on the sidewalks, and many automobiles are visible parked or driving along the street.


Brewster Garage, Brewster, Kansas

Brewster Garage, Brewster, Kansas
Date: 1916
These two black and white photographs show the service station and garage in Brewster, Kansas. The business was also a Ford agency that sold Goodyear tires, tubes and accessories.


Brown Service Station in Harveyville, Kansas

Brown Service Station in Harveyville, Kansas
Date: October 30, 1955
Three black and white photographs of Brown Service Station in Harveyville, Kansas. The station was owned by G. Ross Brown and his wife, Helen Marie (Marsh) Brown. The station was a Derby service station.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
A photograph of Capital Super Service located at 9th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
This black and white photograph shows the grand opening for the Capital Super Service's at 9th and Quincy, Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
A photograph showing a Capital Super Service employee changing a tire on a large construction truck. Capital Super Service was located at 9th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
A photograph showing Capital Super Service located at 9th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
A photograph showing Capital Super Service located at 9th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
This black and white photograph shows the Capital Super Service station at 9th and Quincy, Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
This black and white photograph shows a Capital Super Service employee changing a road grader tire. Capital Super Service was located at 9th and Quincy, Topeka, Kansas.


Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas

Capital Super Service, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1965
This black and white photograph shows a Capital Super Service employee changing a tire on a road grader. Capital Super Service was located at 9th and Quincy, Topeka, Kansas.


Charles Holmes' Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas

Charles Holmes' Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Five men pose outside the Charles Holmes Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas.


Coffman service station in Topeka, Kansas

Coffman service station in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1934 and 1940
This photograph shows the service station operated by A. L. (Vern) Coffman on the southeast corner of California and 10th streets in Topeka, Kansas. Coffman ran the station from the mid-1930s until his death in 1963. Called Pooch by his friends, Coffman was well-known in Topeka's baseball community as the manager of the Topeka Decker Oilers semi-pro team in the late 1940s and 1950s. During that period, the Decker Oiler team was a perennial contender for the state semi-pro baseball title, competing each year in the state tournament in Wichita. The team won the state championship in 1948, placed second in three consecutive years (1950-1952), and finished third in 1955 and 1957. Other Coffman family members were key members of the Decker Oiler team, including Vern's brothers Ed and Junior, and his sons Harland and Burton. The team's practice field was located just to the south of the service station shown in this photograph. Digital reproduction of the photograph was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Doris Turner and Ruth Newby standing by a gasoline pump in Mount Hope, Kansas

Doris Turner and Ruth Newby standing by a gasoline pump in Mount Hope, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a photograph showing Doris Turner and Rush Newby standing by a gasoline pump in Mount Hope, Kansas.


Dutch Windmill Service Station, Salina, Kansas

Dutch Windmill Service Station, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows the Dutch Windmill Service Station in Salina, Kansas. There are several gasoline pumps visible in the foreground. In the background some buildings are visible which may have been a tourist camp for travelers. A sign hanging from the business states the following "Modern Tourist Camp."


E. W. Norris service station, Glen Elder, Kansas

E. W. Norris service station, Glen Elder, Kansas
Date: Between 1926 and 1930
These twenty-one photographs show the E. W. Norris service station under construction and following completion. Norris hired Frank A. Slack, Beloit, Kansas, to design the service station and Charles Eby to work on the interior. It was built in 1926 with native limestone quarried near Glen Elder, Kansas. The service station is located at the southeast corner of Market and Main Streets in Glen Elder. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.


Filling station and Ford dealership in Mount Hope, Kansas

Filling station and Ford dealership in Mount Hope, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a postcard view showing a filling station and Ford dealership in Mount Hope, Kansas.


Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store, Marysville, Kansas

Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: May 19, 1940
This is a view of product displays and materials in the Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store at 906 Center Street in Marysville, Kansas.


Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store, Marysville, Kansas

Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: February 4, 1937
This is an elevated view of the 1937 grand reopening of the Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store at 906 Center Street in Marysville, Kansas. The original store, built at this location in 1930, had burned down in 1936. Also visible are the small Hamburger Inn cafe advertising snappy service and five cent hamburgers, gas pumps, automobiles, a truck, and tire displays. The Hamburger Inn cafe was a popular "landmark" hangout for many years until it was finally torn down in the late 1980s or early 1990s.


Frank Lawyer blacksmithing and service station, Iola, Kansas

Frank Lawyer blacksmithing and service station, Iola, Kansas
Creator: Gibson, Arthur
Date: 1925
This photograph shows three men posed in front of Frank Lawyer's blacksmithing shop and service station, Iola, Kansas. One man is holding a gas pump hose and another man is standing by a welder with an acetylene welding torch. Visible in the photograph are gas pumps, a welder, push lawn mowers, a Mobil oil display and other equipment.


G. T. Ingalsbe Drug Store on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

G. T. Ingalsbe Drug Store on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: August 30, 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the G. T. Ingalsbe Drug Store and other businesses on Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. Other businesses visible along the street include Montgomery Ward and Company, a hotel, and the Flynn Motor Company Ford sales and service building. Several automobiles are visible parked along the street.


Garage, Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas

Garage, Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas
Date: Between 1929 and 1930
A photograph of the C.C. Alley garage in Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas.


Gas station

Gas station
Date: Between 1920 and 1940
This is a view of a Phillips 66 gas station in Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas.


George Thyfault's Garage, Tribune, Kansas

George Thyfault's Garage, Tribune, Kansas
Date: 1923
This black and white photograph shows two men standing in front of the George Thyfault's blacksmith and garage in Tribune, Kansas.


Gregg Tire Company, Topeka, Kansas

Gregg Tire Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This photograph shows Gregg Tire Company located at 6th and Harrison, Topeka, Kansas. They sold Goodyear products.


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