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Gulf Gas Station
Bedford, Pennsylvania
Photo and info courtesy Moon Mullins OX-76

This Art Deco gas station is featured from time to time on PBS television. The Gulf Station is the original cookie, unrestored from the 1930's. Classic "flying wedge" litestand (between gas pumps) manufactured by two companies, Flair and Willoughby, in the 50's & 60's. This is a "must-see" if you're ever in the Bedford, PA area.

 

 

Route 1 Gas Station
Photo courtesy Moon Mullins OX-76

A "standard Route 1 drive-thru gas station." This gas station is still in great condition with barrel-tile roof, and a pressed tin ceiling under pull-thru. The pumps are now gone but poles and standards are still standing guard, less signage. Next door is an old car repair garage probably dating back to the 1930's or 40's.

 

 

Gulf Gas
Ocean City, NJ
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's an old Gulf Gas Station, located in Ocean City, NJ.

 

 

Gulf Gas
Butler, NJ
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Check out this old gas station treasure in Butler, NJ. This Gulf Gas still features the famous moniker and old petrol pump facade.

 

 

 

Shell Gas
Cambridge, MA
Photo courtesy Jake Warner

On Memorial Drive in Cambridge, MA is this Shell Gas Station. The Shell Gas is located just a block or two west of the BU bridge.  The huge sign on top of the canopy doesn't light up anymore, but the Shell station still is in service. 10-06

 

UPDATE 07/07 : Below are updated photos of the Shell gas station in Cambridge. Photos courtesy Paul Bauke. 07-07

Shell Gas marquee close-up
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Shell Gas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

 

 

Gulf Gas (Removed)
Sturbridge, MA
Photo courtesy Rick Ibsen

The Gulf sign was at a station on Route 20 near Sturbridge, MA but the station is now closed and the sign gone. Hopefully, it went to a good home and wasn't destroyed. 04-07

 

 

 

 

 

 

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