Aquire “Johnny” Johnson, pictured in 1978, washed, waxed and detailed cars for 26 years at the San Luis Auto Laundry on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo.
Aquire “Johnny” Johnson, pictured in 1978, washed, waxed and detailed cars for 26 years at the San Luis Auto Laundry on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. Thom Halls Telegram-Tribune
Aquire “Johnny” Johnson, pictured in 1978, washed, waxed and detailed cars for 26 years at the San Luis Auto Laundry on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. Thom Halls Telegram-Tribune

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .