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  • Phillips 66
  • Phillips 66 Service Station -
    Route 66, McLean, Texas by Delbert Trew
  • Friendship
  • Conoco Station - Friendship
    Submerged Ghost Town in Williamson County

    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
  • last
  • 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
  • Ackerly - Sinclair Station
  • Afton
  • Alamo Heights
  • Albany gas stations 10-2-17
  • Allison (Quonset Hut)
  • Ander
  • Aquilla
  • Arp
  • Bailey
  • Balm
  • Barry
  • Bateman
  • Belcherville
  • Bellevue
  • Ben Franklin
  • Ben Hur
  • Bethany
  • Big Spring Old Gas Stations 2-11-18
  • Big Spring - Service Station c.1948
  • Blanket - Old Mobel gas station
  • Bleiblerville
  • Bloomburg - Texaco
  • Brad
  • Bronco
  • Buffalo Gap - Texaco Station
  • Burkburnett
  • Burton
  • Carlton - Former Mobil gas station
  • Carta Valley
  • Castroville - Former Magnolia Gas Station
  • Cedar Station 12-26-17
  • Celeste
  • Center City
  • Chatfield
  • Childress
  • Cibolo
  • Clarendon - Former Phillips 66 station
  • Clarksville
  • Claude
  • Clyde
  • Collinsville
  • Columbus - Magnolia Petroleum
  • Conway
  • Coolidge
  • Copperas
  • Corpus Christie - American Mobil
  • Dallas' "Deep Ellum" District - Gulf
  • Darrouzett
  • Davis Mountains - Old photo of gas station
  • Dawson
  • Decatur - Petrified Wood Gas Station
  • Delhi - Closed
  • Dew
  • DeWees
  • Dickens
  • Direct
  • Driftwood
  • Dripping Springs
  • Double Bayou
  • Dougherty
  • Duffau - Former gas station and store
  • Dulin
  • Dunlap
  • Echo
  • Ector
  • Edgewood
  • Egypt
  • Elm Mott - Texaco Station 11-18-17
  • Emhouse
  • Emory
  • Eola
  • Eula
  • Eulogy - Old photo
  • Evant
  • Fairview
  • Fayettevilley - Former Humble Gas Station
  • Fayetteville - West Side Shamrock
  • Ferris
  • Flo
  • Flomot
  • Floydada
  • Friendship - Submerged Ghost Town
  • Follett
  • Ford’s Corner
  • Fredonia
  • Friendship
  • Garland
  • Garner
  • Geneva
  • Geronimo
  • Giddings - Former Magnolia Station
  • 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
  • Gustine - Former Sinclair gas station
  • Hale Center - Former Phillip 66 station
  • Halingen - Former Sinclair gas station
  • Halsted
  • Hamilton - Closed gas station
  • Hebbronville
  • Higgins
  • Highbank
  • Hillsboro - Old Gulf Station
  • Honey Grove
  • Hye
  • Hylton
  • Illinois Bend
  • Industry
  • Ira
  • Irby
  • Ireland - Old gas station
  • Italy
  • Itasca
  • Izoro - Old Texaco gas station
  • Jarrell
  • Jayton
  • Jefferson - Old Texaco gas station
  • Junction - 1935 gas station
  • Justin
  • Joy
  • Kamay
  • Kenedy
  • Kent - Chevron
  • Kerrville - Most'y
  • Key
  • Kildare
  • La Rosita
  • Ladonia
  • Lakeview
  • Lamesa old gas stations 10-3-17
  • Laredo - An early gas station
  • Lazbuddie
  • Littlefield
  • Lobo - Former Truck Stop
  • Logan
  • Loma Alta Store
  • Looneyville
  • Loraine
  • Lubbock
  • Lueders
  • Luxello - Station ruins
  • Mabelle
  • Markley
  • Marlin - East Texas Gas, 1947 Feature
  • Maryetta - Old gas station
  • Matador gas stations
  • Matador - Bob's Oil Derrick Service Station Feature
  • Maud
  • McLean - Phillips 66 - on Route 66 Feature
  • Megargel
  • Memphis
  • Mercedes
  • Moline
  • Monahans - Former truck stop
  • Montgomery - Texaco station vintage photo
  • Moran
  • Murray
  • Mustang
  • Neches
  • Nix
  • North Zulch
  • The Oasis Gas Station Feature
  • Odessa gas stations
  • Oilton 2-4-18
  • Olmos
  • Omaha
  • 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
  • Pleasant Grove - Diamond Shamrock
  • Pontotoc
  • Poolville
  • Port Arthur - Closed gas stations
  • Post Old Service Station
  • Praha - Old gas station
  • Princeton - Former gas station
  • Ranger - Closed station
  • Ravenna
  • Realitos
  • Red Rock
  • Rhome
  • Richland Springs
  • Ridge -Former gas station
  • Rio Hondo
  • Rochelle
  • Rochester
  • Rockwall Magnolia Station
  • Roosevelt
  • 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
  • Silver Lake
  • Silverton - Former Phillip 66 Station
  • Skellytown
  • Slidell
  • Smithville - Mobil Station
  • Snyder - Sinclair Station 1950
  • Sour Lake - Mural of TEXACO Gas Station
  • Spur
  • Stamford closed gas stations 10-3-17
  • Staples
  • Star
  • Stewart
  • Stratford
  • Streetman
  • Sunset
  • Sweet Home - The 20s-era gas station
  • Sylvester
  • Talco
  • Tecula
  • Texaco Station in moonlight
  • Texline
  • Three Rivers
  • Tivoli
  • Tuleta
  • Turkey - Phillip 66
  • Utley
  • Van
  • Van Horn
  • Vega
  • Veribest
  • Vernon
  • Wallis - Texaco Station
  • Walnut Springs
  • Waring
  • Waskom
  • Weinert
  • Wellington
  • West Columbia
  • Westbrook
  • Westhoff
  • West Point - Humble & Texaco
  • Whiteface - Phillip 66
  • Winchell
  • Wingate
  • Wink
  • Wolfe City
  • Woodbury
  • Woodlawn
  • Womack
  • Wright City
  • Yancey
  • Zabcikville
  • Gas Station
  • Antique Gasoline Pumps
  • Brownwood - Lion
  • Buffalo Gap - Magnolia
  • Carta Valley
  • 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

    Oil Wells, Plants, Pumpjacks,
    Refineries...
  • Borger - Oil Field
  • Borger - Derrick and night drilling
  • Breckenridge - Derrick
  • Canadian - Oil Wells
  • Desdemona - 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
  • Pumpville - Derrick
  • Roxana Camp
  • Silver - "First Producing Oil Well in Coke County" historical marker
  • Sipe Springs oil well
  • Sour Lake - TEXACO logo globe
  • Texon Oil Field
  • Wichita Falls - Oil Fields
  • Whittenburg - Oil Derrick
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    West Point
  • West Point Fayetter County 12-11-17
    J. E. Wessels Humble Station became Havemann's Texaco Station in 1940
  • Petroleum Building
  • Midland - The Petroleum Building
  • Surviving the Great Depression
    by Barbara Duvall Wesolek
  • Hadacol Corners and The Doctor by Barbara Duvall Wesolek

  • 1902 Oil Prices

  • “Dollars Worth of Gas. Please” by Nolan Maxie
    My earliest and fondest recollection of a brand new vehicle in my life was in 1946. I was seven years old...

  • The Big Waukesha Engine by N. Ray Maxie
    How it came close to killing my Dad

  • Travelers forced to siphon by Delbert Trew
    This is not the first time fuel prices spawned drastic measures. There was a time when 38-cent per gallon gas brought out the worst in travelers...

  • Energy Policy by Perry Peary
    Currently there is a commercial running on television that shows how this country has become dependent upon foreign oil to keep us going. The man behind the scene advocates us using more natural gas as well as wind power. He goes on to show how our dependence has grown over the past thirty or forty years.

  • Cheap Gasoline; Oil and Gas by N. Ray Maxie
    Maybe we all can agree that gasoline is on the front burner right now; so to speak. Prices are at historically high levels... For those of us in this nation having learned how to be frugal, now is the time to practice it...

  • The Corn is as High as an Elephant's Eye by Maggie Van Ostrand
    Politics has again reared its ugly head, and this time, the platform is "Corn produces ethanol and ethanol fuels automobiles!"...

  • The first "over water" oil well by Bob Bowman
    In the early l900s, 27-year-old Walter B. Pyron, of Blossom, Texas, a production foreman for Guffy Oil Company, noticed gas bubbles rising from Caddo Lake...

  • Rising Gas Prices by Perry Peary
    "..We’ve known that our dependency on foreign oil has been going up for the past twenty years and not one of the administrations; both republican and democratic have chosen to do anything about it. We just stick our collective heads in the sand and act as if there isn’t anything wrong and that all will be ok...."

  • "High Pockets" and a Near Death Experience by N. Ray Maxie
    "My father was a pumper in the East Texas oil fields for a small oil company that had come into the area and bought up many less than 'gusher' oil wells. Some oil people soon began to call those wells, 'strippers'..."

  • Oil Field Humor by Fred B. McKinley
    Who says that oil, wool—and sheep manure don’t mix?

  • Bet-A-Million Gates by Archie P. McDonald
    John Warne Gates, a native of Winfield, Illinois, became associated with three of Texas’ most important items: barbed wire, railroads, and oil.

  • Lyne Taliaferro Barret by Archie P. McDonald
    Few East Texans remember Lyne Taliaferro Barret, but they should: Barret drilled the first oil well in Texas.

  • Gasoline Prices by Perry Peary


    Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • A barrel of oil in 1902
  • US Gas Stations
  • "Astoria Station" of Dawson, Minnesota
    Restored 1928 Sinclair Station Appreciated by Townspeople
    Photos courtesy Shari Aabye


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