Filling Stations in Springdale Arkansas 1920s

My grandfather Wallace Paul Cowan (1903-1988) always loved cars, and worked at filling stations as a young man in Springdale, Arkansas. These are some of his photos. I’ve captioned them with what Paul wrote on the back of each.

My beautiful picture

Bearcat Oil Station – 1924 – Business good

 

 

 

My beautiful picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filling Station, corner of Spring & Johnson. July 15, 1923

New: Bear Cat Oil Station, Bear State Oil Co. Products (Conoco later)

My beautiful picture

 

Paul Cowan & ’22 Dodge (Lindley Filling Station) 1924

I think that is Wallace Paul Cowan sitting in the car, and I probably have the paperwork from when he bought it. I’ll update if I find it.

COWAN Wallace Paul worked her Lemleys Filling Station

 

Lemley’s Filling Station – Paul worked here

Gasoline was under 25c a gallon, and attendants pumped the gas, checked the oil and cleaned the windshield.

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