2015 - Volume #39, Issue #1, Page #41[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Made 1930 Duesenberg Car Out Of White Ash And Walnut
The old-time gas pump is made of cherry burl wood. My dad used to have one of these pumps on our farm when I was a kid. The operator used to hand pump gas out of a big underground tank and up into a 5-gal. glass container located on top of the pump. From there the gas gravity flowed down to the car.
(Joe Rishel, 1499 Sunnyridge Rd., Alanson, Mich. 49706 ph 231 529-6216)
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