Coalinga, California: Restored 1934 Richfield Gas Station

Service station has been returned to its 1934 Depression Era, Art Deco glory.
Address:
181 N 6th St., Coalinga, CA
Directions:
Downtown Coalinga Hwy 198/Elm Ave. at 6th St.
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Richfield restored gas station.

Restored Richfield Gas Station

A 1934-vintage petroleum service station was meticulously restored in 2003 in the heart of this Central Valley town as part of the local museum's exhibits. Originally standing at the corner of 5th and Glenn St., it was moved here in 2004. The station can be viewed from outside its perimeter fence at any time. For a more intimate tour, inquire at the R. C. Baker Museum a few doors down. They maintain the station, and if it's not too busy or someone is available, they can open it up. Then check out the rest of the museum.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 02/09/2013]

Richfield restored gas station.

Restored 1934 Richfield Gas Station

Beautifully restored station with great attention to detail. It's fenced off, but easy to see. The local museum gives tours. There's a donation box in front.

[Amy Evans, 07/09/2011]

Restored Richfield gas station.

Restored 1934 Richfield Gas Station

Right alongside the main drag through Coalinga (Hwy 198), there is this beautifully restored 1934 Richfield Gas Station. Kudos to the folks who put their efforts into this. It's a flashback to a simpler time and it also makes for a nice photo opportunity. Coalinga is small, so it's hard to miss.

[Sean, 02/09/2007]

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