indypendenthistory: Newly-built store & trading center typical of new shacktown community bearing Coca-Cola & signs and gasoline pumps in front where car is pulled in. San Joaquin Valley, CA, US April 1940 Dorothea Lange
This is Floy Blankenship and her dad John Blankenship (owner) on the banks of Clear Creek near Killeen in the early before the government decided the land could be better used for Fort Hood. The building is made from old advertising signs.
stopping for gas, check out the Tracktor and trailer!
Buster Crickets Gas Station, Country Store, Trading Post in Ben Hill, Georgia This store was run by Buster Sutton and his wife Cricket. For promotion, Buster set up a raffle for fuel purchases and once a year would give away a nice used Model A Ford.