Some Motorists Ran Out of Gas Such as This Man in Portland and Had to Stand in Line with a Gas Can During the Fuel Crisis in the Pacific Northwest 12/1973. Photographer: David Falconer. Part of DOCUMERICA (http://research.archives.gov/description/542493). Original link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4272498928/ Credit: The US National Archives

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The gas crisis of the 1970s left many motorists stranded.

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