Doug, It must have been sometime around 2008, not exactly sure. I was so mad when they ruined a land mark by mucking up the outside, it seemed to happen overnight. I can see the interior being remodeled to suit the business but to do what they did to the outside was just ignorant in my opinion. Where was the Historic Landmarks Foundation when we needed them.
Chuck, Bruce's Texaco museum as you know has long since been disbanded. When I was a kid walking to school in the 1st grade it was a DX, we would sing the DX Super Boron jingle when we walked by, hum, I was a gas geek at an early age and did not realize it till just now, writing this brought back the memory.
Actually when the station was build it was Bruce's grandfather that opened it as an EnArCo in the 1930's. I remember Bruce sorting out some stuff at his parents home after his father passed. He found an old check register from his grandfathers EnArCo station and saved it because it was a memento from his family. Fast forward to when Bruce bought the old EnArCo/DX station, he was cleaning out the attic, did not find anything of real value except that he found a box of cancelled checks that matched the check register he found at his dads. I thought that was just too weird. I will have to look for some old pictures of the place.