2014 Red Crown Gasoline Stn Rainbow

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‘RAINBOW GAS STATION’
This ‘Red Crown’ gas station was first opened for business in 1921 as “Rainbow
Services” situated on now ‘Old 395’. In those days it was a four-hour trip to Los
Angeles, continuing as a major route through Central California, north to Oregon.
“Rainbow Services” basic building design is the same today as it was 83-years ago,
and was more than a gas station; it provided full automobile services, to include
food and drink.
The station still stands today, serving as a real estate office. It was declared a
County historic site in 1988, due to the efforts of the former owner Christopher
Duarte.
To see this station, it is located in Rainbow, off of ‘Old 395’, approximately one-
mile on Rainbow Valley Boulevard.
THE AUTOMOBILES
1953 Buick Skylark- Dino & Catherine Harrison
1959 Oldsmobile 98 – Arnold & Evelyn Cohen
1930 Ford Model A – Lou Schweitzer
1954 Chevrolet Pickup – Bob & Susan Abbott
(Owners are Fallbrook Vintage Car Club Members)
Posters are a Signed & Numbered edition of 600
49 th Annual Fallbrook Vintage Car Show 2014
Artist: Jim Krogle
Born in Santa Monica in 1944, Jim learned from his father to love the ocean. They
spent many summers sailing, fishing and navigating to their favorite spot, Catalina
Island.

In the sixties, Jim started surfing the Southern California beaches and playing
guitar in a local garage band. In 1965 he began studying art at the prestigious
Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. In 1969, after receiving his bachelor
degree in illustration, Jim launched an extensive 20 plus year career as an
American Illustrator. He has received numerous awards in the field of advertising.
In 1990 Jim returned to his love of the ocean and surfing and started painting
pictures of the local beaches and surf culture. Many of these art pieces include
classic Woody cars. Local car clubs took notice of his work and started searching
him out to paint poster art for their events. Art for the Huntington Beach Cruiser,
Doheny Wood and Fallbrook Vintage Car Club posters have become highly
collectible pieces.
Jim’s detailed pen & ink and watercolor renderings present a wealth of good
memories and souvenirs of places seen and loved by locals and tourists alike.
When Jim is not painting he can be found surfing at his favorite spot in San
Onofre.
For additional information on artist: JIM KROGLE
www.jimkrogle.com 714 832-4278