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Abandoned Gasoline Station

Abandoned Gasoline Station | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Exterior view of an abandoned "Bonus" gasoline station. This station was formerly a Wadham's Oil and Grease Company station. The Wadham's chain, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, featured distinctive, pagoda-style architecture.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior view of an abandoned "Bonus" gasoline station. This station was formerly a Wadham's Oil and Grease Company station. The Wadham's chain, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, featured distinctive, pagoda-style architecture.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:66890
Creation Date:August 18 1963
Creator Name:Vanderbilt, Paul
City:Green Bay
County:Brown
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vanderbilt, Paul : Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1942-1990 (bulk 1954-1990)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(X2)15713
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is formerly Wadhams Filling Station. Per the Green Bay Press Gazette the station opened on May 21, 1927. It was one of two stations in the pagoda style constructed in Green Bay by the Wadhams Oil Company of Milwaukee.
SUBJECTS
Deterioration
Outdoor photography
Gasoline industry
Service stations
Architectural details
Trees
Dwellings
Cities and towns

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