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Texas Canopy Gas Stations (page 1)

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former station
Luling, TX
This former station is now used as an auto repair shop. The second story building at the back was originally built a railroad tower. It was moved later and the gas station canopy was added to the front of it. [map]

former station
Llano, TX
former station
San Antonio, TX
This canopy is all that remains of this former station in Llano. [map]

This former station in San Antonio was built as the Slimp Oil Co. gas station. It was supposedly built in 1945. It looks older to me. [map]

former station
San Antonio, TX
This former station was built around 1926 as a Boug Brothers station. The building housed Pugel's restaurant since 2015. It closed in 2018. [map]

former station
San Antonio, TX
former station
San Antonio, TX
The first former station shown above was built around 1938 as a Texaco. It was known as the Richardson Service Station. [map]

The second former station shown above was built in 1938. It now houses Three Brothers Auto & Cycle. [map]

former station
San Antonio, TX

2011:

2018:
This former station was built from 1931-1932. It housed a used car lot office in 2011. By 2016, the building was vacant. The building was painted in 2018. There were lots of cars but there was no sign showing a business name. [map]

former station
Bebe, TX
2011: 2018:
This former station also doubled as a grocery store and post office. It was probably built in the 1920s. It has been vacant for many years. By 2018, the canopy's roof and the wing off the side of the building were gone. The windows have also been boarded up and, most likely, removed. [map]

former station
Archer City, TX
This former station has been vacant for many years, maybe decades. [map]

former station
Bastrop, TX
former station
Sanderson, TX
This former station in Bastrop has been used as a First National Bank ATM machine since at least 2008. The pump, probably installed in recent years, has the Humble brand name on the globe. However, that is probably no indication of the brand that was here originally. [map]

This former station in Sanderson has been vacant since at least 2008. The building had no roof when this photo was taken in 2012. It was still roofless in 2018. [map]

Haydon Central Garage
Dripping Springs, TX
This Haydon Cental Garage was built around 1935. The facing of petrified wood and stone was completed in 1937. The bays were used for servicing cars and the canopy was used as a Magnolia station. The building now houses the Dripping Springs Rental Center. For more, see this website. [map]

former station
Throckmorton, TX
This former station is also faced with stone. The pattern used on the office is known as "giraffe stone." It was probably built in the 1930s. The building has been vacant for many years. [map]

Kiser's 66 Super Service Station
Alanreed, TX
Kiser's 66 Super Service Station was built by Bradley Kiser in 1932. It has been restored but is not in use. There are Texaco pumps and signs on display but I don't know if that was the brand sold here originally. I have seen vintage Conoco stations with very similar canopies and supports. The building is maintained by the Texas Historic Route 66 Association. [map]

former station
McLean, TX
This former station has the same style support column as Kiser's 66 described above. This building was constructed in 1926 as a showroom and garage. It became a Panhandle gas station in the 1940s. The canopy was originally covered with Spanish tile made of tin. The building's yellow brick was covered with stucco by the 1990s to give it a more Spanish look. This building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. [map]

former station
Quitaque, TX
This former station houses Karol's Kountry Korner. It has been decorated with Mobil signs and old pumps. I don't know if it was originally (or ever) a Magnolia or Mobilgas station. [map]

former Gulf station
Fayetteville, TX
former Gulf station
Flatonia, TX
This former Gulf station in Fayetteville was built around 1927. It now houses A Blast from the Past, an antiques store. [map]

This former Gulf station in Flatonia now houses Moeller Tire & Lube. [map]

former Gulf station
Beeville, TX
2011: 2018:
This former Gulf station has been vacant for many years. [map]

former Gulf station
Mount Vernon, TX
This former Gulf station was built in 1927. It is known as the Bolin Gulf station. The building is either used for storage or as a residence now. [map]

former Gulf station
Fredericksburg, TX
This former Gulf station was built by A.W. Stahl in 1929. In the 1970s, it was housing a Conoco station. The landmarked building now houses Texas Hills Realty. [map]

former Gulf station
Marshall, TX
This former Gulf station has been abandoned since at least 2008. [map]

former Gulf station
Grapevine, TX
This former Gulf station was built in 1929. It has housed the Underwood Boot Company since 2017. [map]

former Gulf station
San Antonio, TX

2011:

2018:
This former Gulf station was built in 1936. From 1938 to 1967, it was known as the Hathaway Service Station. The building housed La Michoacana Paleteria Y Neveria in 2011. By 2016, the building had been painted pink and purple. [map]

former Gulf station
Brownwood, TX
former Gulf station
Fort Worth, TX
This former Gulf station in Brownwood has housed the Bike Peddler since 1988. [map]

The canopy of this former Gulf station in Fort Worth had been walled-up by 2007. The building housed a law office after the station was remodeled. It appeared to be vacant when this photo was taken in 2017. [map]

former Gulf station
Coleman, TX
former station
Tyler, TX
The canopy of this former Gulf station in Coleman was walled up in 2013. By 2017, when this photo was taken, the walls had been removed. The building appears to be vacant. [map]

Although at first glance, this former station in Tyler bears some resemblance to the Gulf canopy design, I believe those features were added during a 2017 renovation. In 2008, the canopy support were simple poles and there were no Art Deco style canopy supports. The building itself was not more than a box. I believe the inspiration was the Gulf design but the vertical incisions on the canopy supports are too wide. The diamond shapes were used on the tops of Gulf supports not between them. Those diamonds and the vertical features were gold and the stations were brown brick. I don't believe had double canopies until much later (during the icebox era). [map]

former Gulf station
San Antonio, TX
2011: 2018:
This former Gulf station was built in 1935. It was housing the Sosa Tire Shop in 2011. The building has been vacant since around 2016. [map]

former station [gone]
San Antonio, TX
This former station was most likely built as a Gulf station. It appeared vacant when this photo was taken in 2008. The building was demolished by 2009.

former station
Stephenville, TX
This former station was probably built as a Gulf station. It now houses Soup & More and Goin' Nuts. [map]

former station
Sherman, TX
This former station has housed Tangles Hair Design since at least 2007. This may have been a Gulf station originally. [map]

former Gulf station
San Antonio, TX
2011: 2018:
This former Gulf station now houses the Sno-Wiz ice cream and food stand. The building had been painted blue by 2016 and the roof had been altered. [map]

former Gulf station
San Antonio, TX
This former Gulf station still serves as a gas station and convenience store. The back part of the building is obviously a later addition. [map]

former station
Baytown, TX
former Gulf station
Baytown, TX
This former station on the left above now houses the New Beginning Hair Salon. This looks like it was probably a Gulf station originally. [map]

The former Gulf station housed a Mexican restaurant when this photo was taken in 2011. The canopy has been walled in for a dining area. In 2013, the building appeared to be vacant. It was still vacant in 2016. [map]

former Gulf station
Decatur, TX
former station
Albany, TX
This former Gulf station now houses Carroll's Barber Shop. [map]

I don't know if this former station in Albany was a Gulf originally or if these replica pumps are just for show. [map]

former station [gone]
Yoakum, TX
former station
Rockdale, TX
This former station in Yoakum was a Texaco at one time. It appeared to be vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. The building was gone by 2013.

This former station in Rockdale was vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. It was still vacant in 2016. [map]

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