Old US Gas Stations

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  1. Stormin' Norman

    Stormin' Norman Well-Known Member

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    Wow! Here's a stroll down memory lane. Thank goodness that folks are passionate enough to collect these kinds of bits of Automotive History and put them up for all to see!

    It's a Biker's site, but all about the olde gas stations not motorcycles. These pics are so good. :) :bowdown:

    http://groups.msn.com/ToddsHarleyPix/oldgasstations.msnw
     
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    Thats a neat site!
     
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    Stormin' Norman Well-Known Member

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    I recognize one that we stopped at when we moved from Mexico, nice people. It's near Waco, TX on State Hwy 281.:)
     
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    hate to bring up an old thread but these two old gas stations are near me. the airplane one is 15 minutes away in powell tn and is supposed to be restored

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    this one is in new tazwell about an hour away

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    Stormin' Norman Well-Known Member

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    I think I saw those on my way North from Mexico. They didn't look as pretty, then. :)
     
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    I would buy one in a heart beat...if i won the Lottery!!
    I almost bought an old gas stations(from the 40's) a few years ago!!
    glad i didnt...i'd be broke'r than I am now:biglaugh:
    sure was tempting tho!:D
     
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    Man, as an Esso dealer with those pumps, you'd be pumping water like the folks in Churchill, MB!
    http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2008/03/07/churchill-gas.html

    Or sell golf balls, tennis balls, or bubble gum - big ones! :evilsmile: :biglaugh:
     
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    There use to be a Shell Station in Winston-Salem,NC in shape of a clam shell like the yellow one except it was white. I hate to say it has been torn down for a few years in the name of progress.
     
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    Awesome pics! Thanks for posting.
     
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    cool site. thanks:dancing:
     
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    i'll get pics of the airplane station as it stands now in a few days
     
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    New to Group

    I, too, live near these great old gas stations. The airplane service station, in fact, is arguably the only architecturally significant structure in North Knox County.

    I stumbled upon this group by accident, but, apparently, not for the first time; it seems I was already a member. But, since I’ve REdiscovered it, anybody know where I can get inside rear door handle for ’77 Impala wagon?
     
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    Awww, mannnn....my dad had old gas stations all my life and I can't get into the site! It takes me to windows group???
     
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    So, count...how did you fill out the profile and get in here without giving any car or other pertinent info? This is a new one on me. Your "statistics" is virtually blank???
     

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