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Virginia Gas Stations: Canopies

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former Haun's gas station
Broadway, VA

2003:

former Haun's gas station
2005:
Haun's gas station was built in 1928. Its huge canopy had room for two rows of pumps. It was operating as an Esso station in the 1960s. The station was still selling gas in 2003. The pumps were removed around 2004 and Sam's Small Engine shop moved into the building. By 2012, the canopy area had been walled up. [map]

former station
Staunton, VA
This former station has a very similar design to the Haun's station shown above. These may have been Standard stations originally. This building now houses Ragalia, an antiques shop. [map]

gas station
Harrisonburg, VA
former station
Richmond, VA
This still-operating gas station in Harrisonburg now houses Melrose City. [map]

This former station in Richmond was vacant when this photo was taken in 2004. By 2014, the property was being used by the tire shop next door. [map]

former Ernie Fry's Spring Station
Charlottesville, VA

2003:

2010:
Ernie Fry's Spring Station was built in 1931. The station stopped selling gas in the mid-1990s and was used as a service garage. I believe the repair shop closed in 2009. In 2010, the former station was adapted for Fry's Spring Station Fire Roasted Pizza. The building is on Charlottesville's Individually Protected Properties list as well the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former station
Emporia, VA
This former station appeared to be vacant when these photos were taken in 2009. In 2014, the building was in use as a car wash. [map]

former station
Richmond, VA
This former station has been converted into retail space with the canopy section now enclosed. These photos are from 2007. The building looked like this in 2006. [map]

former Texaco station
Lynchburg, VA
This former "Denver-style" Texaco station now houses Frances' Flowers. The glass globes on top of the canopy may be original. I can't think of any of these stations that still have them. They would have been lit at night originally. [map]

former Texaco station
Suffolk, VA
This former "Denver-style" Texaco station housed Mickie's Car Wash when these photos were taken in 2010. The canopy area had been boxed up to create an office. I believe the round windows with Texaco logos were originally stained glass. This one appears to be a replacement. [map]

former Texaco station
Gloucester, VA
This former Texaco station is also known as the Edge Hill Service Station. Another Denver-style station, it was built around 1930 and had just a single bay to the left of the office. The second bay and addition to the back were added by the 1940s. The building operated as a gas station until the 1990s. It was undergoing restoration when these photos were taken in 2010. For more, see this website. [map]

former station
Fredericksburg, VA
This former station now houses International Auto Specialist. Does anyone know the history of this building? [map]

former station
Fredericksburg, VA
This former station now houses JT Automotive Repair. This may have been a Standard Oil station. The bay on the far left and the one on the far right were later additions. Does anyone know when this station was built and/or what brand was sold here originally? [map]

More Virginia Canopy Stations:
former station (Chase City)
former Texaco station (Danville)
former station (Roanoke) [gone]
former station (Wytheville)

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