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Bowser Gasoline Pump

Bowser Gasoline Pump

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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.
Object Name
Gasoline Pump
Other Terms
Gasoline Pump; Road
ID Number
accession number
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Credit Line
Don H. Berkebile
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
America On The Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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