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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #702650
Tue Jan 16 2018 09:08 PM
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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #702818
Fri Jan 19 2018 10:01 AM
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Long way from Portland Oregon, but that was our business of Hand deconstruction. These would be very easy to do and store in a container. In fact a ABF upack would hold both. Biggest draw back would be the Roof on the flat building if there was asbestos in it. Older hot tar roofs were notorious for that.
Just unbolt this and store.


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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703458
Sun Jan 28 2018 08:50 AM
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Jefferson County, Mo, USA
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Great news! Oldgas.com member, Ben Eckart of Kansas, is in the process of bringing this classic gas station home from Ohio.

http://www.delgazette.com/news/66028/octagon-building-headed-to-kansas

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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703460
Sun Jan 28 2018 09:33 AM
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This is GREAT news! I was hoping the buildings could be saved and glad to hear they are. It would have been a heck of a shame if they were demolished.
Darin


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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703467
Sun Jan 28 2018 02:07 PM
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Plano TX
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Kudos to Ben Eckart! I hope this building lives on for many more years to come.


Regards, Jim

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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: SandPCollector] #703477
Sun Jan 28 2018 05:06 PM
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Cleveland,Ohio U.S.A.
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Good to hear. I wanted them badly but just dont have space for them. Glad Ben got them!

Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703483
Sun Jan 28 2018 07:07 PM
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Can anyone here tell me exactly what oil company used this building please ?


see ya on the road folks !
Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: eshaver] #703768
Sat Feb 03 2018 11:31 AM
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Wanted to give everyone an update on this. After negotiations I was able to secure ownership of these two buildings. Then with the help of Lee Hoover we spent the last week and a half in Delaware, Ohio dismantling them and hauling home. The lubritorium will be rebuilt at Lees place and station will be rebuilt at my place.

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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703769
Sat Feb 03 2018 11:44 AM
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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703781
Sat Feb 03 2018 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by beneckart
Wanted to give everyone an update on this. After negotiations I was able to secure ownership of these two buildings. Then with the help of Lee Hoover we spent the last week and a half in Delaware, Ohio dismantling them and hauling home. The lubritorium will be rebuilt at Lees place and station will be rebuilt at my place.


Gotta love a building called the Lubritorium😀

Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #703786
Sat Feb 03 2018 05:29 PM
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Plano TX
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Congrats on saving some petroliana history! Please post photos after the station is erected.


Regards, Jim

I collect gas pump salt and pepper shakers
and the plastic coin banks both made by AVSCO.
Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #704518
Tue Feb 13 2018 07:03 PM
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Here are some pictures of the tear down.

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Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #704519
Tue Feb 13 2018 07:18 PM
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Plano TX
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Did you uncover anything hidden that had fallen in a crack?


Regards, Jim

I collect gas pump salt and pepper shakers
and the plastic coin banks both made by AVSCO.
Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: SandPCollector] #704525
Tue Feb 13 2018 08:14 PM
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No hidden treasures.

Re: Original prefab gas station building for sale [Re: beneckart] #704534
Tue Feb 13 2018 09:01 PM
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were the roofing tiles salvageable? , take lots of pictures of
the re-erection of the station too post for us too see - cool .. ... cool


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