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Joseph P. Murphy’s Unique Los Angeles Super Service Station


The “Roaring Twenties” was a time of expansion, modernity, and novelties developed and produced in the period that are associated with it. The circular canopy over Joseph P. Murphy’s polygon-shaped filling station certainly is a good example of an attention-getting structure from the era. Located in Los Angeles with its significant and growing number of gasoline stations and automobiles, its…

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How an Automobile Cooling System Works by Chevrolet

Two weeks ago a 1936 film posted here showing How a Transmission Works, produced by Jam Handy for Chevrolet proved to be popular with readers. This Saturday another video in the series titled “Water Boy” is being presented that explains how a water-cooled automotive cooling system works. The story begins with a crew building an aqueduct to bring water to…

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