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Arcadia, Oklahoma: Ruins of the Lawless Gas Station

According to a sign posted by the property owners, this 1920s Route 66 gas station had a secret room where counterfeit $10 bills were printed. The counterfeiters were caught, the station abandoned, and later a murder victim was found inside.

E Danforth Rd/Route 66, Arcadia, OK
3 miles east of Arcadia, north side of Rt. 66 west of Choctaw Rd.
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Station ruins.

Ruins of the Lawless Gas Station

Nice quick stop. Glad to be able to go in.

[Traci, 11/24/2021]

Ruins of the Lawless Gas Station.

Ruins of the Lawless Gas Station

There was something very eerie and fascinating about this place. Quite a story is told by the sign in front. Arcadia is a city that I have been to a number of times, and have always managed to find something new to explore.

[Janelle, 07/17/2020]

Ruins Of 1920s Filling Station.

Ruins Of 1920s Filling Station

Ruins Of 1920s Filling Station - A neat old building.

[Bryan, 06/04/2016]

Ruins of old filling station.

Ruins Of 1920s Filling Station

On Route 66, approximately three miles east of Arcadia, this old filling station made its living counterfeiting $10 bills in the early 20th century!

[Ron Renken, 08/07/2011]

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