Monday, August 4, 2008

Windows to the Past: Gasoline Prices 1938

Seventy years ago this month, renowned Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange took note of gasoline prices at a service station in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The photograph is part of the FSA-OSI Collection at the Library of Congress.


Mr. La said...

Ok Jeff - you've officially crossed over into James Lileks territory - amazingly good site! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Why on earth would the railroad get a cut? Transportation costs, perhaps?