6/1/2021 0 Comments
Fill - r - Up
By Brad Kellogg
Long before the Golden Arches tempted the weary and hungry off the highways and byways of the United States, there were other sentinels towering in the sky beckoning to the traveler. These tall porcelain and iron signs attracted the thirsty automobiles that needed their tanks refilled in order to continue to their destination. Soaring thirty to forty feet in the sky these monoliths hawked their gasoline brand with colorful graphics and slogans designed to catch the eye and bring you to their filling station.
Upon entering the town of Osmond in northeast Nebraska on Highway 20, standing proudly on display is a baker’s dozen of these antique relics from the days when traveling was an adventure and the gas station was a shining example of America’s love of their automobiles and the freedom of the road that most of us take for granted.
Read the entire story in the latest edition of Living Here magazine.
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