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Lamar, Colorado: Petrified Wood Gas Station Team Field Report

501 N Main St., Lamar, CO
On Main St. just as you enter from the north intersection of routes US 50 and US 287.
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Petrified wood building.

Petrified Wood Gas Station

The gas station made from eclectic stone in 1932 was a gas station, a tire business, then a used car dealership. Report...

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Petrified Wood Gas Station

Built in 1933, as chiseled on the front.

[Michael, 07/05/2023]
Petrified Wood Gas Station

Owned by automotive repair place next door. Stanger, Inc. Trucks were parked in front the day we visited. But got some decent pics.

[April, 06/03/2022]

Believe It of Not Ripley sign.

Petrified Wood Gas Station

No longer a car dealership. When we stopped, a nice gentleman came by with a brochure of the history.

[Laura Abbott, 06/12/2021]

Petrified wood gas station.

Petrified Wood Gas Station

Continues as a car dealer. Very nice structure, a piece of history worth viewing.

[Marcia, 07/13/2012]

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