Landrum, South Carolina: Old Time Esso Gas Station

Replica of a vintage Esso filling station, complete with an outhouse out back.

US Hwy 176, Landrum, SC
The station is on Asheville Hwy/US Hwy 176, just south of the North-South Carolina state line, either 2.5 miles northwest of downtown Landrum, or about 1.5 miles southeast of Tryon, North Carolina (The highway leads into South Carolina from Tryon). On I-26 get off at the Columbus, NC exit and head east down hwy 108, Lynn Road, road branches go left and stay on 108 to Tryon. You come to a stoplight, bear to the left and you will be on US Hwy 176/N. Trade Street, go through the small town and it turns to S. Trade Street keep going, cross state line, station on left.
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Old Time Esso Gas Station

The station door was unlocked when we stopped by, so we had a peek. A treasure from days gone by.

[Rose Howe, 10/29/2020]

Replica Esso station.

Old Time Esso Gas Station

Located right across the South Carolina border with North Carolina, reproduction of an old Esso Station, complete with an outhouse out back and an old Esso sign and a Wayne Gravity type gas pump. The gas prices on the sign are 19 cents and 23 cents.

Don't know who set this up but it sure is cool. Like the way the old highways used to be...

[Bill Carter, 03/19/2010]

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