Springfield, Illinois: Mahan's Gas Station

Address:
1168 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL
Directions:
North edge of the city. On the south side of E. Sangamon Ave. just west of its intersection with N. Peoria Rd. It's small and set back from the road, between the chiropractor and the pizzeria.
Admission:
Free
Mahan's Gas Station

Tiny, rustic service station, opened in 1917 in Middletown. In 2000 it was moved to Springfield as the centerpiece of Shea's Route 66 Gas Station Museum. After Shea died in 2013, the station was moved here in 2016.

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Mahan's Gas Station.

Mahan's Gas Station

Cute stop, right on the road, although hidden. It is next to a pizza and pasta restaurant.

[Jessica, 04/23/2021]

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