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Kingwood, West Virginia: 1927 Esso Gas Station

Restored filling station, circa 1927, with a display of classic oil company memorabilia inside (But no gas for sale). A Golden Days of Gasoline vibe.

High St., Kingwood, WV
Downtown, two blocks south of Main St./Hwy 7, at the corner of High and Price Streets, behind Preston County Courthouse.
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Westbrook's Esso Station.

Westbrook's Esso Station

Restored vintage Esso gas station in Kingwood.

[Shirley Radabaugh, 09/24/2015]

The gas station was built in 1927 and restored by Tom Westbrook in 1999. He renamed it for himself.

Esso station.

1937-era Esso Gas Station

I don't know what the deal is, but the place is roped off (You can barely see the rope in my photo). I was disappointed.

[Lucy Pfeffa, 08/29/2014]

Restored gas stations are almost always "look only," with no actual services. The unfortunate photo-spoiler rope might keep people from driving in, thinking they can gas up.


1937-Era Esso Gas Station

Inside the restored 1937 Esso Gas Station there are many items from old gas days gone by.

[A.J. Lewis, 08/15/2011]

Vintage Esso filling station.

1937-era Esso Gas Station

A "stuck-in-time" period gas station. Complete with glass-domed gas pumps, era Coke machines, signs etc., and restored pick-up truck.

[DWPaugh, 06/02/2002]

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