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Elk City in Beckham County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gas Pump

 
 
Gas Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 9, 2021
1. Gas Pump Marker
Inscription.  Ernest Martin of Leedey purchased this gas pump at public auction in 1946 to use on his farm. When ill health forced him to sell the farm in 1974, his daughter and son-in-law, Hellen & Derrel Weaver, bought the pump and donated it to the museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 35° 24.715′ N, 99° 26.202′ W. Marker is in Elk City, Oklahoma, in Beckham County. Marker is on West 3rd Street (Business Interstate 40) west of North Pioneer Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is outside the National Route 66 Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2717 W 3rd St, Elk City OK 73644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cruze Farm House History (within shouting distance of this marker); 018 Cowtown (within shouting distance of this marker); First Wooden Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Bluff School (within shouting distance of this marker); Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson (within shouting distance
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of this marker); National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum Complex, Elk City, Oklahoma (within shouting distance of this marker); The Anadarko Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Road Grader (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk City.
 
Gas Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 9, 2021
2. Gas Pump Marker
close-up of marker and gas pump
Gas Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, October 9, 2021
3. Gas Pump Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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