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Texas Icebox & Modern Gas Stations (page 5)

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former station
Longview, TX
This double canopy former station housed a repair garage when this photo was taken in 2011. By 2013, the building housed the Clean as a Whistle car wash. Does anyone know what brand of gas was sold here originally? [map]

former station
Fort Worth, TX
This former station housed auto-related businesses for at least ten years before the Wag Canine Emporium moved into the building in 2017. [map]

former station
Big Spring, TX
I believe this former station was built as a Cities Service station. The height of the bay and the shape of the office with the chopped-off corner with door appear to be a match for this station in Tulsa, OK. I believe these features were unique to Cities Service. This building has been dressed up with these various gas station signs since at least 2007. [map]

Kimbrough's Super Service
Odessa, TX
Kimbrough's Super Service has been vacant for many years. [map]

former station
Kilgore, TX
This former station was abandoned when this photo was taken in 2011. I have never seen a curved pump island or a canopy with a curve in front like this. By 2013, the canopy and pumps had been removed. The building appeared to be in use as office space. [map]

former station [gone]
Edna, TX
This former station was vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. By 2013, the building had been demolished.

former station
Amarillo, TX
This former Shamrock station now houses Moe Dogs Grill. [map]

former station
Plainview, TX
This former station was probably built as a Humble or Enco station (the Esso brands in Texas). The building appeared to be vacant when this photo was taken in 2017. [map]

former Fina station
Plainview, TX
This Fina station was built around 1963-1964. The same design was used in Canada by Petrofina in the late 1950s. I'd love to know the locations of any still-existing mushroom canopy stations like this. This building is now occupied by Mr. Payroll, a check cashing business. For more, see this website. [map]

former Mobil station
Dallas, TX
This former Mobil station is now the Green Spot Market & Fuel. Although new pumps have been installed, three Eliot Noyes designed mushroom canopies have been preserved. There are very few of these left. Some examples are in Hamden, CT [gone] and Thomasville and Denton, NC. [map]

former Bell Service station
Abilene, TX

2011:

2017:
Charlie Hailey's Bell Service station was built in 1956. It housed an Advance Funding office in 2011. It now houses a used car lot office. I have not seen this building design anywhere else. [map]

former Texaco station
Tahoka, TX
This former Texaco station is an example of the company's Matawan design. The building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2012. Later in 2012, the roof and canopy were painted red. [map]

former Taylor Food Mart
Amarillo, TX

2012:

2017:
This former Taylor Food Mart gas station convenience store was probably built in the 1960s. The station was operating independently in 2012. The pumps were still there but the station was closed in 2017. [map]

former Taylor Food Mart
Amarillo, TX
This former Taylor Food Mart gas station convenience store was built in 1970. The building has housed American Vengeance Tattoo since at least 2012. [map]

former Chevron station
El Paso, TX
This former Chevron station is now named Good Time Gas. The canopy looks like it might be from the 1970s or 1980s. [map]

More Texas Icebox & Modern Gas Stations:
former Texaco station (Cisco)
former Crown Oil station (Houston)
former Phillips 66 station (Houston)
former Gulf station (Pearsall)
former Humble station (Pearsall)
former Texaco station (Port Arthur)
former Texaco station (Stanton)
former Texaco station (Temple)

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