George Cress with a Gas Pump in the Boulder Days Parade

Fredda C. Carr1965

San Lorenzo Valley Museum

San Lorenzo Valley Museum
Boulder Creek, United States

A photograph of George Cress of Cress' Garage and formerly the Moody and Cress Livery Stable, with an old "The Bowser" gas pump in the Boulder Days parade in 1965. They had been awarded first place in the Perpetual Trophy Award for a business. The gas pump was donated to the Museum and stood (rusting) in the Hoot Cress Redwood Garden outside the Museum for many years.
"The Bowser," referred to as a portable self measuring automobile filling tank, was manufactured by S. F. Bowser & Co. Inc. Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. This Bowser has an Outfit No: A20208.
Catalog No: 2003-003-0015


  • Title: George Cress with a Gas Pump in the Boulder Days Parade
  • Creator: Fredda C. Carr
  • Date Created: 1965
  • Physical Location: Boulder Creek, California, USA
  • Location Created: Ben Lomond, California, USA
  • Physical Dimensions: 10" x 8"
  • Provenance: Gleason Collection
  • Subject Keywords: Boulder Creek, The Bowser
  • Rights: Property rights remain with the San Lorenzo Valley Museum. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the estate of the copyright holder.
  • Medium: Photographic Print

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