A transgender woman finds solace in building models of Richmond filling stations.

Ellen Shaver was born in 1950 with the wrong parts. “I was Ed Shaver then,” she says. “A rough guy, a bohemian, with little direction. I smoked, drank and painted cars for Earl Scheib, Leo Khoury and [used car dealer] Mad Man…

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