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Hesston garage and gas station
Collection: Automobiles

Title

Hesston garage and gas station

Subject

business, gas station, garage, Hesston pioneers

Description

This building was constructed in 1917 for Theo Perkins and Fred J. Wenger. It was the fourth brick building in Hesston, KS. It's first use was a garage with a gasoline pump in front. Leaning on the pump is Theo Perkins and at left is Firth (?) Charlesworth, son-in-law of William Schraeder, depot agent. Charlesworth operated the Hesston Mill. Building is on lots 18 and 19, Block 18, original townsite, Hesston, Ks. -- handwritten on back of photograph.

Creator

unknown

Source

Murray Bandy Hesston Centennial 1886-1896, Hesston Public Library

Publisher

Hesston Public Library

Date

1917

Contributor

Bandy, Murray

Relation

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Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Identifier

mb_bi_auto_001

Coverage

1910s

Hesston (Kan.)

Kansas


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Citation
unknown, “Hesston garage and gas station ,” Hesston Public Library, accessed August 23, 2017, http://hesston.digitalsckls.info/items/show/1362.
Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 in. x 7 in.