Sunday, March 3, 2013

1925 Kansas Skelly Stations

Antique ephemera interests me.  I can get lost in the way people talked and the advertisements of days gone by. So much was different and yet much of it is the same.

Take this advertisement from the 1925 Kansas Farmer.

Why, yes, motor cars are all the rage today.  However, and this is a BIG however, we don't smoke near gas pumps much these days.


So, if you were alive in 1925 and lived in Kansas, here's a list of Skelly Stations you might have frequented:

Come back for more ephemera in the coming months.  I have remnants of a 1906 Montgomery Ward's Catalog I'll be scanning in.  I'm sure to find lots to post for you ephemera junkies like me!

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