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1925 Cottage Style Gas Station

Route 66 (Hwy. CC), Niangua, MO

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This 1925 cottage style gas station is just a couple hundred feet east of the Niangua River bridge. The little station is kind of hiding in the trees, so you need to be looking for it. The windows on either side of the door on the front have been boarded up. There's a stone chimney on the

GPS: 37.371581, -92.864966

At first glance most people will probably miss the fact that this little station sits on the edge of a steep slope down to a creek. It's steep enough that there is a door of sorts on the east end of the lower level. On the main level and gables there's a boarded up window on both ends of the station.

Just west of the station there's a small concrete bridge crossing the little creek.

Photo(s): 2012



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