Gas Shortages, Oregon 1973-74 (gallery)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Documerica photography project captured scenes from the energy shocks of 1973–1974, including these photos of gas stations in Oregon. 

In what ways might these photographs stand for the broader economic and environmental crises of the 1970s?


Environmental Protection Agency, Project DOCUMERICA, U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13003.

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