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Michael Witzel, Historian and Author

 


 


Gasoline Service Stations
 
The American Gas Station (reprint)
     by Michael Karl Witzel, ASJA
The American Gas Station  
 Soft Cover
 160 Pages
•  ISBN: 0760306494
 10-1/4" x 10-1/4"
 76 b&w illustrations
 82 color photographs
Soft Cover Reprint
 
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The American Gas Station: History and Folklore of the Gas Station in American Car Culture is the service station book that started it all. Here is the complete history of the roadside refueling station, packed with images of vintage service stations, gasoline pumps, gas pump globes, oil containers, neon signs, petroleum mascots, promotional memorabilia called "petroliana," and more.
 
 
The American Gas Station (the original)
     by Michael Karl Witzel, ASJA
The American Gas Station  
 Hard Cover
 160 Pages
 ISBN: 0879385944
 10-1/4" x 10-1/4"
 76 b&w illustrations
 82 color photographs
Currently Out of Print
 
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The American Gas Station: History and Folklore of the Gas Station in American Car Culture is the service station book that started it all. Here is the complete history of the roadside refueling station, packed with images of vintage service stations, gasoline pumps, gas pump globes, oil containers, neon signs, petroleum mascots, promotional memorabilia called "petroliana," and more.
 
 
Gas Station Memories
     by Michael Karl Witzel, ASJA
Gas Station Memories  
 Soft Cover
 96 Pages
 ISBN: 0879389257
 9.06" x 8.33"
 16 b&w illustrations
 83 color photographs
Currently Out of Print
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Gas Station Memories takes a fond, fun, photography packed look at the filling stations of yesteryear and the many aspects that made them so memorable. A rich resource of the gas station, including chapters detailing vintage gasoline signs, gasoline pump globes, station attendants, smoking memorabilia, oil cans and containers, gasoline pumps, and promotional giveaways.
 
 
Gas Stations Coast to Coast
     by Michael Karl Witzel, ASJA
Gas Stations Coast to Coast  
 Hard Cover
 180 Pages
 ISBN: 0760307407
 10-1/4" x 10-1/4"
 135 b&w illustrations
 135 color photographs
Currently Out of Print
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Remember when filling stations fixed flat tires for just a few bucks? Or when "fill 'er up" meant no more than five dollars' worth of high-octane in the tank? Gas Stations Coast to Coast  is a full-service time-machine packed with memories of an age when pulling into a gas station to refuel was more than just a chore, but rather, an enjoyable experience.
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E-mail contact link: Michael Karl Witzel
For show bookings and inquiries, please call (512) 557-2240
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