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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
Jay Leeper #299598 Tue Jan 24 2012 11:02 AM
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Jay, havent been there but would like to visit some day. Jack

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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
Jack R #299606 Tue Jan 24 2012 12:04 PM
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well Jack we have another trip to make now.


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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Originally Posted By: Jay Leeper
Cut through the big town of Barnsdall the other day. Anyone here know Jack? if it's as cool on the inside as the out, It would be great to poke around in.


That is Jack Gamble's home and station. He graduated HS from Barnsdall with my dad in 1956. (so he is old, LOL). The station was originally Conoco and my father tells stories or getting a "rationed" soda pop there during WW2 as a child. My father grew up about 100 yards down the alley from the Conoco station.

Regarding the signs. Not much if anything inside. The 50-75 signs outside is pretty much what is there.


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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Saw what I thought were two old gas stations on Main St. in Sainte Genevieve, MO. After I talked to a local, I found out the cafe with the Fire Station sign really was an old firehouse. Could of swore it was a gas station. Still kind of cool.

The Hot Cars used car lot station makes me wonder if there is a Sinclair sign under that "Look! sign?

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Ste. Genevieve, Mo Main St.

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Ste. Genevieve, Mo Main St.

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Hwy 47 at I-44, St. Clair, MO


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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
Oldgas #300400 Fri Jan 27 2012 04:30 PM
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Jim,

It may have been a fire station, but it was probably a gas station before that.

Wes

Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
thermactor #300417 Fri Jan 27 2012 05:46 PM
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Holy smokes,there's Wes !


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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
1937 GMC #302760 Sun Feb 05 2012 04:41 PM
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signgod2112 #302779 Sun Feb 05 2012 05:42 PM
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hey jack..were some of those gas station photo`s located on hywy 287 in north texas?? txs alan



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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Alan, yes they are between Amarillo and Fort worth I believe

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Re: FATW -- Found Along The Way -- January 2011
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Stopped by the place in the top photo (which is the same as the one on the bottom) and knocked on the door but no answer. Cool looking place and it's right on the side of I-35 between Waco and Austin. FINALLY I recognize a place I've seen!!!

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