7 Oct 2009, 9:21am

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More on the Humble service station

As Patrick noted in an earlier post, the Express-News did a story recently about the old Humble Oil gas station south of downtown.  Several years ago, yours truly stumbled across it while photographing the adjacent section of I-10/35.  At the time, I speculated that it might have been built in the early ’50s when the expressway ended at that location and went out of business in the early ’60s.  However, the E-N article says city staffers believe it to be from the ’30s and was abandoned in 1977.  Either way, it’s obviously a relic that time has forgotten.  Here is the page I put up after I discovered the place, which includes a lot more pictures of it:



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