Bowser Gasoline Pump

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Description
S. F. Bowser and Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana made this example of an early style of gas pump in 1916. The pump is operated by a hand crank using a rack and pinion system. The "clock face" shaped dial system lets consumer know how much gas had been pumped.
ID Number
TR.323490
accession number
254115
catalog number
323490
Credit Line
Don H. Berkebile
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition
Road Transportation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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