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My name is Justin Gaynor. I am 29 years old and I was born and raised South Plainfield, New Jersey. I work at Weblications as a Mobile Software Developer (both iOS and Android). I have heavy interests in photography, computers, craft beer, sports, and the Jersey shore.

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Total Sale

My favorite thing about this old gas pump is that the lower set of numbers, which represents the price per gallon, was designed to accomodate only cents – this pump would become outdated as soon as gas toppled the $1 mark, which I’m sure at the time probably seemed absurd. What a sign of the times.

I’ll have a wider shot of this pump to post over the weekend as my 4th of July tribute.

Also, in the next day or two I will be launching my new Polaroid-a-day photoblog, so check back here very soon for the link! I’m very excited to get that one of the ground.

16 Comments

  • Great shot, great detail!

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 12:22 pm
  • Great shot – a sign of the times I suppose!
    I am _very_ excited about you Polaroid project. I have just in the past couple of weeks caught the polaroid bug and am utterly fascinated by them. I will be avidly watching for updates!

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 1:26 pm
  • Very nice. Great tones in this shot.

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 1:28 pm
  • How crazy and…naive? At $3.15/gallon here in L.A., it’s seems almost surreal. Nice capture, though. The rust tones are wonderful. Good luck with the Polaroid site!

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 5:45 pm
  • Cool image ! Like very much the graphic effect (with the repetition of numbers …) and the texture made by the erosion.

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 5:47 pm
  • Interesting capture. Perhaps a sign of my age, but I recall “gas wars” and have bought gas for LESS than 10 cents per gallon in my life. I could fill a 16 gallon tank for less than $2.

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 7:03 pm
  • Nice rusty tones. It cracks me up that the machine has the brand name ‘Wayne’, I wonder if the newer models were called ‘Wayne 3000s’.

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 7:51 pm
  • Very timely photo. I like it.

    Posted June 30, 2006 at 10:49 pm
  • looks like cheap fuel at that pump LOL! love the colours – especially the orange rust leaking from the screws! cheers :)

    Posted July 1, 2006 at 7:17 am
  • Lovely detail, rust is nicely captured. Looking forward to the new blog!

    Posted July 1, 2006 at 1:36 pm
  • I was going to say, what is that highest number there, a 14? I remember old pumps like this. Those were the days when they pumped your gas for you AND cleaned the windows, checked the tires and oil. And I’m not THAT old. Things really have changed a lot, not just price wise. Really nice shot.

    I am SO anxious to see your polaroid photoblog.

    Posted July 1, 2006 at 2:19 pm
  • great colors! very nice composition!

    Posted July 1, 2006 at 4:32 pm
  • I am sucker for vintage stuff. This is a good catch! Cheers!

    Posted July 1, 2006 at 8:15 pm
  • Amazing detail and a very cool shot. I really like the rust coming from the screws! Nice work!

    Posted July 2, 2006 at 12:00 am
  • Just by seeing this shot I can imagine how the scene around this pump looks.

    Posted July 3, 2006 at 2:07 am
  • Amazing details. I like the rusty colors.

    Posted July 3, 2006 at 10:16 am

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