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Petrified Wood Station

Uploaded by: Madermade

Sunday May 6, 2012

Decatur, TX (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Established in 1927 to promote automobile tourism, this station, along with lodging with attached garages, and a cafe remained in operation until 1988. It all closed at that time, but in 1993 the cafe, once known as

Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D7000

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17. joking1
4:57 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
I miss the Mom and Pop stores and stations that at one time were so common across America. Thank you Interstates....
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16. RenoSoHill
3:08 PM GMT on August 15, 2012
Sure would like to buy gas for the price posted on those pumps. Congratulations Trudy!
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14. colamom
12:17 PM GMT on August 09, 2012
What a cool shot!!
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13. Biskitten
4:50 PM GMT on May 17, 2012
Super shot & series!
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12. gilg72
2:59 AM GMT on May 16, 2012
Wow! Those were the days!
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11. docshovel39
12:16 AM GMT on May 12, 2012
What a TERRIFIC shot Trudy ! They don't make them like they used to - 10+
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10. JasonMac78
12:49 AM GMT on May 08, 2012
Wonderful shot and info. Such a unique structure. Love the old gas pumps.
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9. trailhiker44
3:52 PM GMT on May 07, 2012
Really a unique gas station !
Great shot, Trudy !
Thanks for the great info and history !
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8. Luckystar
2:32 PM GMT on May 07, 2012
Lovely color and light, Trudy! You capture so well these iconic American places! 10!
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7. line
11:24 AM GMT on May 07, 2012
awesome shot!
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6. minou
10:40 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
neato! love this great piece of Americana, Trudy!
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5. catilac
10:23 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
Very neat Mary, great info!
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4. MagicShell
10:19 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
An interesting and fun series! I'll bet the food is good! Thanks, Trudy!
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3. funhawg
9:58 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
A nice place to eat, camp and get stoned.....petrified wood!
Nice Shot Trudy!
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2. CenTexWeatherGal
9:38 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
Decatur! Wow, it's been awhile since I've been through there... That's a nice shot, Trudy! And thanks for the history. Much appreciated, fellow Texan.
Debbie
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1. Wanda1948
9:37 PM GMT on May 06, 2012
Very interesting and beautiful shot, Trudy!
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About Madermade

Madermade

I am a retired lady in Texas discovering the joy of photographing things that bring out an emotion in me. Maybe it is a calming peacefulness, the sheer wonder of nature itself or maybe just a whimiscal shot of fun things. I find this new undertaking consuming all my time and I am loving every minute of it. I love and appreciate all comments and this community of friends all enjoying the same passion. Our Lord and Savior has blessed us all by the beauty that surrounds us daily.

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