In Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 30, 1957, Dale wrote, “Beautiful day. High 86°. Walked up to the drug store in the evening to pay the gas bill and priced a 1955 Olds – $2,195. Wow!” Danielson Drug was three blocks north of the house; his exclamation was due to the “high” price of a two-year-old Oldsmobile – nearly $18,000 today. Below: a 1955 Olds.