Gordonton, North Carolina: 1939

Gordonton, North Carolina: 1939

Caption by photographer Dorothea Lange: "Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. Note the kerosene pump on the right and the gasoline pump on the left. Rough, unfinished timber posts have been used as supports for porch roof. Negro men are sitting on the porch. Brother of store owner stands in doorway. Gordonton, North Carolina."
Nice old Texaco gas pump with clear cylinder on top. Farm Security Administration, 1939. Old photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: nitrate negative.