Peter Kun Frary | Photographer

Nick's Cove Curios & Antiques | North California Coast

Nick's Cove lies on the northeast shore of Tomales Bay, just off California 1. Get your grinds, booze, lodging and fishing tour here at Nick's. To add color and attract big city slicker tourists, Nick has adorn his digs with antique signage, nomes, fishing gear and assorted junk from the past.

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A mid-century coke sign rusting in the California sun. I remember Coke tasting a lot better when I was a kid. In the new millennium it morphed into funky brown liquid infested with high-fructose corn syrup.

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Remnant of the 20th Century

"Mobile" phone from the second half of the 20th century decaying on California 1. If you're over 30 you may have used one of these. I was surprised at the lack of graffiti in this phone booth. This is really out in the sticks...

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Green Wayback Machine

The price on this pump reads 37 9/10 cents per gallon. I'm guessing it broke during the 1970s. Also, the max possible price on this pump model is only 99 cents per gallon.

I'm dating myself, but while in high school gas was 20 cents per gallon. Used to fill up my Honda Scrambler for a buck...

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National Aviation Gas Pump

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Pacific Coast Galleria

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