Gas Station Attendants

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© Charles Rushton
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UploadedFebruary 7, 2010
TakenJanuary 8, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/100 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length44 mm
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In the USA, back in the 1950s, there were no self service gas stations. A man came to your car, pumped your gas, cleaned your windshield, checked your oil and collected your money. Stopping at a Guatemalan gas station was like traveling back in time.

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  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (7 Feb 2010):

    Great shot, Charles...and i kind of like the idea:)

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Talk about customer service. You should send them a copy of this to hang on their wall. A terrific shot. My grandmother always stopped at full service gas stations. They are getting harder and harder to find.

  • Mike Marcotte

    Mike Marcotte (Deleted) said (7 Feb 2010):

    I remember those days. Sometimes the guy would have to crawl from under the car he was working on just to pump your gas. Nice picture Charles.

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  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (9 Feb 2010):

    Perfect!! Love this

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