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Interesting: Old Filling Stations

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by DanR, Jan 19, 2020.

  1. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Here is a link you may enjoy for years past:)

     
  2. 65beam

    65beam Bronze Level Sponsor

    There were a few old stations similar to these in this area up until 1998. With the federal regulations that went into effect that year I was not able to sell them gas unless they did all the upgrades to tanks and pumping equipment at an average cost of 100K at that time. A couple of the buildings are still in use by owners that use them as car caves for storing and working on their cars.
     
  3. husky drvr

    husky drvr Gold Level Sponsor

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  4. 65beam

    65beam Bronze Level Sponsor

    Where was this located?
     
  5. husky drvr

    husky drvr Gold Level Sponsor

    It's in Winston-Salem, NC. probably about a mile off US 52. IIRC, the local Shell Oil franchise built eight of these stations. This is the only one left and it has not served as a station since at least the Seventies. I think it is currently maintained and used as a headquarters for a historical group.
     

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