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Vintage Gasoline Stations and Repair Garages
Hunter Alignment Corp. Battery Charger Of interest in this image is the futuristic looking Hunter-Hartman “Rapid Battery Charger.” It not only analyzed the condition of a battery but also charged one while the customer waited. It does not appear to be hooked up to this Chevrolet, but a testing device behind it seems to be doing the diagnostic work here.
Route 66: Main Street Through St. Louis
Before the interstate highway system was developed, Route 66 was the safest, fastest way to cross the western half of the country. Starting in Chicago and ending Santa Monica, the "Main Street of America" came right though St. Louis, but not in the mostly straight lines we're accustomed to now. At various points in time, Route 66 traversed Watson Road, Manchester Road, the Martin Luther King Bridge and the Poplar Street Bridge. That shifting route helped spur the growth of citie...