A fondness for old gas pumps Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist Updated: Dec. 12, 2017, 1 a.m. COPY Something about old gas pumps pleases me. I think of them as elder statesmen, as senior citizens left behind by the rush of time itself. When I see a proud old pump, its dispensing days behind it, I feel a surge of pride tinged by sadness. ∞ views ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Log In To Read Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Latest Column: Go, Greta! Column: The back roads of the South Column: Deck the halls Column: Need a last-minute gift?