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Vintage Gasoline Pumps
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Description:
Vintage gasoline pumps made prior to 1965 on permanent display
Expanded Description:

The first gasoline pumps came into common use around the beginning of the 20th century. This vintage machines still dot the landscape in displays ranging from restaurants and museums to private collections, from single pumps to recreated service stations.

For purposes of inclusion in this category, the arbitray date of ca 1965 is used to define "vintage." Prior to this, most pumps featured a circular top, though some of the narrow rectangular pumps were being used. We will try to be as inclusive as possible, but the focus will be on the older pumps.

All pumps must be on permanent display. The locations may be in a museum, or inside a building such as a restaurant. As long as it is publicly accessible, it may be included.

Pumps identified as petrol, diesel, or other language equivalents are included.

Reproductions of various types of vintage pumps are also acceptable. Please note this in the variable section.
Instructions for Posting a Vintage Gasoline Pumps Waymark:

1. COORDINATES must be obtained by a personal visit to the site. If the pump is located inside a building, such as a restaurant, store or museum then coordinates at the entrance to the building are acceptable. Indicate this in your description

2. PHOTOS: At least TWO photos are required - a panoramic view showing the pump(s) in context and a close up showing identifying detail of the pump, particularly the brand. Additional photos are encouraged. NOTE:If the pump is inside a building, then a photo of the building must be included as well.

3. DESCRIPTION: Provide any additional information about the pump(s) and the location.

4. NAMING FORMAT: Please use the following format when naming your waymark: Pump Type - City, State (or country) Example: Texaco Pump - Paisley, OR

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
VISIT LOGS

1. The waymark coordinates must be personally visited.
2. Give the date and a description of your visit.
3. Post at least one photo taken at the time of your visit.
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Variables:
  • Gasoline Brand
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These three vintage Texaco pumps are located at the Symons' 1940 Texaco at 2725 N. Percival St in Hazel Green, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/19/2009

last visited: 7/24/2009

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This Vintage Gasoline Pump is located on the second level of the Iowa 80 Truck Stop on the northeast corner of Interstate Highway 80 and 60th Avenue north of Walcott, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: never

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This is not a Drive By! It's ok to stop and get out of your car and admire this beauty!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/3/2007

last visited: never

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CONTAINS LEAD! The good old days. Spotted this vintage gasoline pump on my travels through Wisconsin Dells and Lake Delton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: 3/11/2012

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Red Crown - Rochelle IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

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