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Massachusetts Icebox & Modern Gas Stations (page 1)

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Fortini's Gulf station [gone]
Somerville, MA
Fortini's Gulf station was built in the 1920s. In 2006, the station was closed and the pumps had been removed. By 2009, the building was gone. [first, second and fifth photos thanks Doug Dodds]

former station
Cambridge, MA
Union Gulf Service
Somerville, MA
This former station in Cambridge might have been a Cities Service station originally. The building housed Koko's Garage when this photo was taken in 2009. By 2014, the business was known as Vahe's Garage. [map]

The Union Gulf Service is located at Union Square. This station is still an operating Gulf station and repair shop. [map]

Ludwin's Oil & Tire
Chicopee, MA
Ludwin's Oil & Tire still distributes oil but doesn't have pumps any more. [map]

former station
Pittsfield, MA
This former station housed C&T Auto Sales when this photo was taken in 2011. In 2014, the building housed Berkshire Automotive Repair. [map]

former station
Roslindale, MA
operating station
Brockton, MA
This former station in Roslindale was probably an Amoco station originally. The building now houses Jose's Auto Repair. [map]

This operating station in Brockton was probably an Esso station originally. The design appears to be the same as one in Bangor, ME. [map]

former Esso station
West Springfield, MA
This former Esso station now houses Red's Auto Repair & Towing. The vintage photo is from 1953. In 1958, the station became Red's Exxon. These photos are from 2011. In 2013, there was a devastating fire in the building. The panels were removed and replaced with new siding at that time. The clock was not damaged and is still operating. [map]

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