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    Resurrecting the Ghosts of Route 66 by Noel Kerns
  • Part I: From Oklahoma City to Shamrock, Texas
  • Part II: Shamrock to Amarillo, Texas
  • Part III: Route 66 from Amarillo, Texas to Endee, NM
  • Phillips 66
  • Phillips 66 Service Station - Route 66, McLean, Texas by Delbert Trew
  • Friendship
  • Conoco Station - Friendship
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    Three Filling Stations:
    Although all three buildings provided the same basic needs of the motorist, separately, they could be prime examples of “Modest,” “Utilitarian” and “Grandiose” gas stations.
  • Humble
  • Humble Station, San Antonio, 1938 Photo Courtesy Mel Brown
  • Sinclair Station, Snyder, ca 1950 Photo Courtesy Mike Price
  • Conoco Station, Shamrock, 1935 Photo CourtesyTerry Jeanson
  • Bob's Oil Derrick Service Station, Matador
    by Wes Reeves
  • Firestone Service Building, Fort Worth
    by Sam Fenstermacher
  • The Last Humble Station, San Antonio
  • San Antonio's Humble Oil Company
    Vintage photos courtesy Mel Brown
  • Midday at the Oasis
    "Having never pumped a pint, let alone a gallon of gasoline, this station-that-never-was has become our symbol for a particular period in Texas history."
  • Old Gas Stations In Texas

    TEXAS OLD GAS STATIONS

    Abandoned, obsolete, converted, defunct or ficticious.
  • Abilene - Boyd Building 1925, premier example of an early service station
  • Afton
  • Alamo Heights
  • Albany
  • Allison (Quonset Hut)
  • Ander
  • Aquilla
  • Arp 9-12-12
  • Bailey
  • Balm
  • Barry
  • Bateman
  • Belcherville
  • Bellevue
  • Ben Franklin
  • Ben Hur
  • Bethany 7-4-10
  • Big Spring - Service Station c.1948
  • Blanket - Old Mobel gas station
  • Bleiblerville 3-26-12
  • Bloomburg - Texaco
  • Brad
  • Bronco
  • Buffalo Gap - Texaco Station
  • Carlton - Former Mobil gas station
  • Castroville - Former Magnolia Gas Station
  • Cedar Station
  • Celeste
  • Center City 8-18-10
  • Chatfield 9-14-13
  • Childress 5-4-11
  • Cibolo
  • Clarendon - Former Phillips 66 station 11-26-10
  • Clarksville
  • Claude
  • Clyde
  • Collinsville
  • Columbus - Magnolia Petroleum 9-8-12
  • Conway
  • Coolidge
  • Copperas
  • Dallas' "Deep Ellum" District - Gulf
  • Darrouzett 4-5-10
  • Davis Mountains - Old photo of gas station
  • Dawson
  • Decatur - Petrified Wood Gas Station
  • Delhi - Closed
  • Dew
  • DeWees
  • Dickens
  • Direct
  • Driftwood
  • Dripping Springs
  • Dougherty
  • Duffau - Former gas station and store
  • Dulin
  • Dunlap
  • Echo
  • Ector
  • Edgewood
  • Emhouse 3-28-13
  • Emory
  • Eola
  • Eula
  • Eulogy - Old photo
  • Evant
  • Fairview
  • Fayettevilley - Former Humble Gas Station
  • Fayetteville - West Side Shamrock
  • Ferris
  • Flo
  • Flomot
  • Floydada 10-18-10
  • Friendship - Submerged Ghost Town 5-19-11
  • Follett 9-3-10
  • Ford’s Corner 6-23-13
  • Fredonia
  • Friendship
  • Garland
  • Geneva
  • Geronimo
  • Giddings - Former Magnolia Station 10-18-10
  • Girvin gas station
  • Gladewater
  • Glen Rose
  • Glenrio - Abandoned Route 66 Chevron
  • Glenrio - Old Route 66 filling station
  • Gober - Old Texaco Station
  • Goodwill - Closed station
  • Gregory - Old Taxaco Gas Station
  • Griffith
  • Guadalupe Peak 1-17-10
  • Gustine - Former Sinclair gas station
  • Hale Center - Former Phillip 66 station 7-27-10
  • Halingen - Former Sinclair gas station
  • Halsted 1-15-10
  • Hamilton - Closed gas station
  • Hebbronville
  • Higgins 5-25-13
  • Highbank
  • Hillsboro - Old Gulf Station
  • Honey Grove
  • Hye
  • Hylton 4-11-12
  • Illinois Bend
  • Ira
  • Irby 4-20-10
  • Ireland - Old gas station
  • Italy
  • Itasca
  • Izoro - Old Texaco gas station
  • Jarrell
  • Jayton 6-11-10
  • Jefferson - Old Texaco gas station
  • Junction - 1935 gas station
  • Justin
  • Joy 7-1-10
  • Kenedy
  • Kent - Chevron 4-30-13
  • Kerrville - Most'y 8-4-13
  • Key 6-4-10
  • Kildare
  • La Rosita
  • Ladonia
  • Lakeview
  • Laredo - An early gas station
  • Lazbuddie
  • Littlefield 8-3-10
  • Lobo - Former Truck Stop
  • Logan
  • Looneyville
  • Loraine
  • Lubbock
  • Luxello - Station ruins
  • Mabelle 5-5-11
  • Markley 4-8-14
  • Marlin - East Texas Gas, 1947 Feature 11-2-10
  • Maryetta - Old gas station
  • Matador - Bob's Oil Derrick Service Station Feature
  • Maud 7-7-10
  • McLean - Phillips 66 - on Route 66 Feature 5-8-12
  • Megargel
  • Memphis
  • Mercedes
  • Moline
  • Monahans - Former truck stop 4-22-11
  • Montgomery - Texaco station vintage photo
  • Moran
  • Murray
  • Mustang
  • Neches
  • Nix
  • North Zulch
  • The Oasis Gas Station Feature
  • Olmos
  • Omaha 5-27-12
  • Orla - Former gas station
  • Otto
  • Papalote
  • Pecan Gap
  • Peggy
  • Peoria - Former gas station
  • Perico - Former gas station
  • Perrin - Former gas station
  • Pettus
  • Placid - Former Conoco station
  • Pontotoc
  • Poolville
  • Port Arthur - Closed gas stations 11-23-10
  • Post Old Service Station 10-7-10
  • Praha - Old gas station
  • Princeton - Former gas station
  • Ranger - Closed station
  • Ravenna
  • Realitos 11-1-10
  • Red Rock
  • Rhome
  • Richland Springs 3-11-11
  • Ridge -Former gas station
  • Rio Hondo
  • Rochelle
  • Rochester
  • Roosevelt 11-23-10
  • Roxton - Former Mobile Station
  • Sabinal
  • Shamrock - Conoco Station 1935
  • San Antonio - Humble Station 1938
  • San Antonio - Former Magnolia Station
  • San Antonio - Former Texaco
  • Schroeder
  • Scranton
  • Scroggins
  • Sierra Blanca - Closed truck stop 10-3-11
  • Silver Lake
  • Silverton - Former Phillip 66 Station 11-25-10
  • Skellytown
  • Slidell
  • Smithville - Mobil Station 10-18-10
  • Snyder - Sinclair Station 1950 4-16-11
  • Sour Lake - Mural of TEXACO Gas Station
  • Spur
  • Staples
  • Star
  • Stewart 3-5-12
  • Stony 2-12-12
  • Stratford
  • Streetman
  • Sunset
  • Sweet Home - The 20s-era gas station
  • Sylvester
  • Tecula
  • Texaco Station in moonlight
  • Texline
  • Three Rivers 1-12-10
  • Tivoli
  • Tuleta
  • Turkey - Phillip 66 1-9-11
  • Utley
  • Van 11-24-12
  • Van Horn
  • Vega
  • Veribest 2-25-11
  • Vernon
  • Wallis - Texaco Station
  • Walnut Springs
  • Waring
  • Waskom
  • Weinert 7-28-10
  • West Columbia
  • Westbrook
  • Westhoff
  • Whiteface - Phillip 66 8-8-10
  • Winchell
  • Wingate
  • Wink
  • Wolfe City
  • Woodbury
  • Woodlawn
  • Womack
  • Wright City
  • Yancey
  • Zabcikville
  • Gas Station
  • Antique Gasoline Pumps
  • Cypress Mill
  • Fayetteville - 2 Humble station antique pumps
  • Gilliland
  • Happy - Chevrolet Store and gas pump
  • Lamesa
  • Ledbetter
  • Lesley
  • McMahan
  • Placid
  • Red Rock
  • Tynan
  • Valentine
  • Valera
  • Walhalla 9-2-13

    Oil Wells, Plants, Pumpjacks,
    Refineries...
  • Borger - Oil Field
  • Borger - Derrick and night drilling
  • Canadian - Oil Wells
  • East Texas Oil Field Camp
  • Gladwater - Hanlon-Buchanan Plant
  • Gladwater - Oil Wells
  • Henderson - Oil Refinery
  • Mirando Valley Oil Field
  • Odessa - Oil Gusher
  • Plains - Pumpjack
  • Roxana Camp
  • Sipe Springs oil well
  • Sour Lake - TEXACO logo globe
  • Texon Oil Field
  • Wichita Falls - Oil Fields
  • Whittenburg - Oil Derrick


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