Above you see a before and after photo of  "Bus" Tottens service station that I hand colored.  This station sat at 5 Corners on the West Side and in fact the building is still there,  painted a God-awful purple and being used as an auto clean-up business.  That's Bus Totten on the left and he was a distant relative of mine,  (Tottens being the mothers side of my family.)  This photo was taken in the late 30s and is one of my favorite photos.  Below is the Ad that appeared in Sept of 1923 when the station opened.  

Pure oil



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