The State of Oregon Had a Flag System in Addition to Its Odd-Even System of Allocating Gasoline 01/1974

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Original Caption: The State of Oregon Had a Flag System in Addition to Its Odd-Even System of Allocating Gasoline. A Green Flag Meant Gas Was Available to Everyone. The Yellow Flag, Shown Here, Meant the Station Was Pumping Only for Commercial Vehicles and Regular Customers. A Red Flag Meant There Was No Gas Available. This Station Was Located in Portland 01/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13033

Photographer: Falconer, David

Portland (Multnomah county, Oregon, United States) inhabited place
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    • 30/Dec/2011 02:30:50

    omg,,, i remeber the gas war days. my mom would bitch about waiting in line. lol. she shoulda drove a VW.