Stunning Vintage Photos Of Pets Wearing Gas Masks During The World War I

Stunning Vintage Photos Of Pets Wearing Gas Masks During The World War I

More than eight million horses, mules and donkeys and a million dogs died in World War I. Everyone knows the enormous human cost of the conflict, but it is easy to forget the fates of the million of animals that supported the war on all sides. Animals were important companions and workers to the soldiers at the front, and like their human compatriots they needed protection from the perils of chemical warfare. Continue reading »

Martin Caulfield Services Some Of The Last Remaining Gas Street Lamps In The Capital

Martin Caulfield Services Some Of The Last Remaining Gas Street Lamps In The Capital
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British Gas engineer Martin Caulfield, 69, services and cleans a gas lamp in Westminster on October 31, 2011 in London, England. Caulfield has been looking after the traditional lights since 1982. There are still around 1600 left in the capital. Continue reading »

This Artist Turned An Abandoned Gas Station Into An Beautiful Landmark In Just A Week

This Artist Turned An Abandoned Gas Station Into An Beautiful Landmark In Just A Week
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Abandoned buildings are quite common in cities. They sit there having no use to them and usually are not that appealing to the eye. In the city of Arkansas (USA), there is one building like that – a gas station. It’s located at the main intersection of Grand Avenue and 11th Street, long abandoned and not working, but soon to become the most colorful and fun building in the area. Continue reading »

Local Gas Station Makes Whole Town Laugh With Their Hilarious Signs

Local Gas Station Makes Whole Town Laugh With Their Hilarious Signs

If you were looking for a sign, look no further: Wallingford Sign is the one. Each week it provides you a new joke or a witty observation. This funny initiative was started by Seattle Propane at Wallingford Chevron in 2005 when an auto repair shop was converted into a convenience store. The owners say, that it had always been easy to think of useful messages to put on the sign for things like service promotions and store specials and the like, but they wanted to do something different with it. And so they did. Continue reading »