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Texas Canopy Gas Stations (page 7)

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Richmond, TX
former station [gone]
Columbus, TX
This former station in Richmond is an irregular shape with an irregularly-shaped canopy to fit the narrow lot on which it is located. [map]

This former station in Columbus appeared to be vacant when these photos were taken in 2011. By 2013, the building had been demolished.

Petrified Wood Station
Decatur, TX
The Petrified Wood Station was built in 1927. In 1929, the Texas Lunchroom was built next door. Cabins with garages were added in the 1930s and the place came to be known as the Texas Tourist Camp. In 1935, the gas station was covered with petrified wood and the Lunchroom was renamed the Texas Cafe. The Cafe closed in the 1960s. It reopened in 1993 and is now known as the Whistle Stop Cafe. The gas station and cabins closed in 1988 and are now used as office space. The buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

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Glen Rose, TX
This former station was probably built in the 1920s. It is faced with petrified wood. During Prohibition, the building was also used as a speakeasy. It has been abandoned for many years. [map]

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Coleman, TX
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Buffalo Gap, TX
This former station in Coleman has been vacant since at least 2007. [map]

This former station in Buffalo Gap was originally located in Winters, TX. The building is decorated with Magnolia pumps and a sign and stands next to a Texaco banjo sign. It was built in 1926 as an independent station in front of a market. It was later known as the Bourn Texaco Station. In 1989, it was moved to the Buffalo Gap Historic Village. The painted Dr Pepper sign on the building is from the early 1930s. [map]

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Tuleta, TX
former station
Bandera, TX
This former station in Tuleta has apparently been abandoned for many years. [map]

This former station in Bandera was a Texaco at one time. It housed Old West Imports for many years. In 2019, the building had been painted and was vacant. [map]

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