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Spencer Station: Phillips 66.

Spencer Station: Phillips 66

Field review by the editors.

Miller, Missouri

Spencer Station was built over several years in the late 1920s by Sidney Casey, because Route 66 ran right in front of it. Sometimes venerated as the Mother Road's first strip mall, it eventually included a general store, garage, Phillips 66 gas station, barber shop, and cafe.

Spencer Station: Phillips 66.

Route 66 was realigned elsewhere in 1961, and the buildings gradually were abandoned. Restoration began in 2008 and picked up in 2022 when the property was purchased by Ed Klein of the online group Route 66 World. He and his wife Stephanie are working to eventually restore all of the buildings at Spencer Station to their peak Mother Road appearance.

Spencer Station: Phillips 66

Address:
19720 Lawrence 2062, Miller, MO
Directions:
From Route 66 turn south onto MO-N/Old Route 66. Drive a half-mile. When you see the blue Route 66 sign, turn right onto MO-2062. Cross the 1923 Johnson Creek Bridge. You'll see the old gas station on the right.
Hours:
Open Sa-Su during restoration. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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