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March 20, 2019

28 Found Photos Show What Service Stations of the US Looked Like in the Early 20th Century

These amazing photos were found by Steve Hagy that show what service stations of the US looked like in the 1920s and 1930s.

Jeff's Texaco, Newburgh, New York Area, August 22, 1924

Western Oil Station at Pentwater, Michigan, 1926

Reeder's Sinclair, Lake City, Michigan, June 29, 1927

Hazel Filling Station, West Virginia, May 12, 1929

Rest "A" While Camps, Clinton, Maine, August 28, 1929

Super X Gas Station at 910 Broadway, Newark, New Jersey, September 4, 1929

Shady Lawn Cottages - Texaco at Oakland, Iowa, circa late 1920s

Business District with Deep Rock Gasoline, Maple Lake, Minnesota, circa 1930s

Crystal Brook Farm, Derby Line, Vermont, circa 1930s

Gridley's cabins, restaurant, and gasoline, Otter Lake, NY, circa 1930s

Howard Brothers Store & Socony Gas, Piermont, New Hampshire, June 21, 1930

Log Cabin Inn, Cold Brook, NY, circa 1930s

Tashers Indian Village & Texaco, South Bend, Indiana, circa 1930s

Butler's Esso, Prescottville, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1933

Esso Station Route 11, Nicholson, Pennsylvania, August 1, 1933

Gochnour's Lunch Room & Cottage, along old U.S. 220 between Bedford and Claysburg, Osterburg, PA, August 14, 1933

Temple Cabins & Gulf Gasoline, West Wilton, New Hampshire, June 21, 1933

Conoco Stations at Eureka Springs, Arkansas, July 19, 1935

Heinz Grocery Meats, St Petersburg, Florida, February 15, 1935

Lincoln Lodge on U.S. 30, Ligonier, PA, August 5, 1935

Lone Spruce Lodge & Gulf Gasoline, Pittsfield, New Hampshire, August 19, 1935

Silver Spring Tavern at Bartlett, New Hampshire, July 3, 1937

Blue's Gas Station, along U.S. 201 not far from the Canadian border, Jackman, Maine, February 9, 1938

Dennie's Corner, Shafer Lake, Indiana, August 2, 1938

Harvey's Service Station, Route 219 near Oakland, Maryland, July 11, 1938

Hi-Way Texaco Service, Texline, Texas, September 5, 1938

Scenic City Kabin Kamp, Iowa Falls, Iowa, June 3, 1939

Stone Tavern on U.S. 219 near Oakland, Maryland, August 9, 1939




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