I promised many many weeks ago that there would be another snapshot of Al Justain. I know, you've been waiting with bated breath. "Oh please, please, where is Al Justain?" Relax my fine folks, Al is here or there or somewhere.

This is Al in 1957 staring at Donald G. Schnable while standing in the sand near a BAPCO gas station. Yes, folks, that's a BAPCO station, not a Texaco station. I know, the signs look nearly identical from this distance.

I do not believe I have any more photos of Al, but I won't say never because I still have thousands of slides to go through that belonged to Betty Schnabel, daughter of Donald. So what I'm saying…Al may return…then again….

As to the answer of this posts title…haven't a clue.

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  1. Is "Al Justain" actually written on the slide?

  2. wow, that's not a place where I'd care to live!

    1. Reminds me of driving across the Great Salt Lake in Utah, except there were never any gas stations. Back when it was a two lane road it took hours and hours and a lot of "are we there yet?"

  3. The photo has the quality of a New Yorker cartoon.
    Man wearing a suit walks through desert past a donkey going the other way.
    "Don't bother. The pumps are closed."