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Virginia Icebox & Modern Gas Stations (page 1)

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former Texaco station
Harrisonburg, VA
former Texaco station [gone]
Abingdon, VA
This former Texaco station in Harrisonburg was vacant when this photo was taken in 2003. [map]

This former Texaco station in Abingdon housed the Abingdon Buff & Shine car wash when this photo was taken in 2003. The building was demolished around 2005.

former Gulf station
Emporia, VA
former Gulf station
Natural Bridge, VA
This former Gulf station in Emporia has been abandoned for decades. This photo is from 2009. By 2013, most of the porcelain enamel panels had been removed from the building. The pole sign was still there. For more, see this website. [map]

This former Gulf station in Natural Bridge appeared to be vacant in 2007. I did not make note of the address for this building. Does anyone know its location or know if this building is still there?

former Amoco station
Richmond, VA
2007: 2009:

former Amoco station
Richmond, VA
2004: 2010:

former Amoco station
Roanoke, VA
The first former Amoco station shown above on the left was vacant for many years. By 2014, it had been repainted and was housing the Car Spa car wash. [map]

The second former Amoco station shown above housed Big Mike's Crab House by 2010. By 2014, the name had been changed to Sam's Crab House. [map]

The former Amoco station in Roanoke now houses a U-Haul office. [map]

Another former Amoco station in Roanoke was restored in 2012. There is also another adapted Amoco station in Roanoke. There is another of these former Amoco stations in Salem, VA.

gas station
Halifax, VA
This gas station building in Halifax might also have been an Amoco station. However, the tower is slightly different. The building now houses a Jiffy Food Store and the pumps are still operating. [photo thanks Robby Delius] [map]

former Esso station
Roanoke, VA
2003: 2010:
This former Esso station was built in the 1950s. It started out with just three bays and had a simple curved facade on the left with just a lip of a canopy. The projecting replacement was added later. This station became an Exxon later on. The building housed Select Auto Sales in 2003. By 2010, the building housed Porter's Automotive. [map]

former Esso station
Lynchburg, VA
This former Esso station appeared to be vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. By 2013, the building housed the WordWorks! Writing Lab & Tutoring Center. In 2016, the building was being remodeled for Fifth & Federal Station, a bar and restaurant. [map]

former Esso station
Henrico, VA
In 2004, this former Esso station was restored as a classic car restoration business and museum known as "Remember When?". As of 2010 when these photos were taken, the museum was still there. However, the bay building that was built during the station's restoration had been converted into retail stores. [map]

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