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Shell-shaped Gas Station

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E Sprague Street, Winston Salem, NC
+1 910-721-7300
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Very Unique

It was difficult to find on the first attempt but we googled its location and found it on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobbi R
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
via mobile
Cool Nostalgia!

Just a good place to take a photo. Especially if you have an old car. Not much nearby except... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clay F
,
Yadkinville, North Carolina
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E Sprague Street, Winston Salem, NC
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+1 910-721-7300
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"piece of history"
in 9 reviews
"preservation society"
in 2 reviews
"working station"
in 2 reviews
"nice photo opportunity"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 4 reviews
"bygone era"
in 3 reviews
"few moments"
in 2 reviews
"in great shape"
in 2 reviews
"fun place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"north carolina"
in 4 reviews
"neighborhood"
in 19 reviews
"nostalgic"
in 11 reviews
"pumps"
in 6 reviews
"americana"
in 6 reviews
"landmark"
in 6 reviews
"throwback"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was difficult to find on the first attempt but we googled its location and found it on the second try. Very unique and a must see while in the area.

Thank Bobbi R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a good place to take a photo. Especially if you have an old car. Not much nearby except Kermit's hot dogs.

Thank Clay F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went and took some pictures of this historic service station and it was so small and I can't imagine working inside for eight hours. Very photogenic.

Thank Raymond R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the immediate neighborhood has changed, this iconic gas station has been well preserved and truly a one-of-a-kind attraction for the city. There is nothing to do other than drive by or take a picture, but if you are close by or visiting another attraction...More

Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had so much fun visiting this old Shell gas station. It wasn't open but we could see inside and it looked so very cute.

Thank Gina R
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area is very neat to see the history and see it kept. You can imagine what it would have been like. Do wish the area was cleaned a little better but the neighborhood it's now in is not the best.

Thank Joel R
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We didn't have to stay long,but enjoyed this delight in the neighborhood, there since the 1920's! Once upon a time there were 7, but no longer. This historic site is now protected and remains. Read all about it looking through the front window!

Thank 1gypsylife
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Went out of our way to see a small piece of history. This was really cool and well worth the detour.

Thank NcCarolinagirlz
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I thought this was really interesting. Did not know that there had been shell shaped Shell gas stations. It is definitely worth stopping by.

Thank Pamela627
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is a real gem of Americana-located in old neighborhood along what was once a main street. This 1930's -era station looks great. Bright yellow with red trim and in great shape. This is probably one of the last one of these old concrete-walled gas...More

Thank mcdh4561
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Robin0331
April 9, 2016|
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Response from MSO70 | Reviewed this property |
We just stopped for a picture. It was a "must see" for us.
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