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Phillip's Space Station SignE. Route 66, Lebanon, MO
The Phillips 66 Space Station was owned by LeRoy Hawkins and he had a 20-foot rocket alongside the road to get the attention of Route 66 travelers. That's about as close as most kids would get to anything resembling a real rocket in the late 50's so I'm guessing there was a lot of "Dad, stop!" going on in the cars cruising by on Route 66 at the time.
The Satellite Cafe was located next door and was owned by Norma & Loren Alloway and specialized in fried chicken and home made pies, as featured on the cool sign that stood out front.
Both places opened in the mid-1950s and closed after the interstate opened. The cafe burned down in 1999. All that is left today is the sign and rocket.