Gulf Service Station in Boone #5

Title

Gulf Service Station in Boone #5

Subject

Gulf Gas Station, Hardin Street, King Street

Description

The image is of the Gulf Service Station in Boone. The image is taken across E. King Street from the building, facing the side of the station. There is an awning jutting out of the roof of the station across to the set of gasoline pumps that are closest to the station. There is another set of two pumps facing Hardin Street. The sign on the awning, facing E. King Street, reads: GULF. Directly behind the station is a two story white building. There are tall trees and mountains in the background. In the right middle of the image is a tall, round sign that reads: GULF. There is house across Hardin Street from the station. One block down Hardin Street, on the right side of the road, is an Esso Service Station. There are cars and trucks parked between the house and the Esso Station. The image was found in a plastic sleeve of negatives that reads: Gulf S Station.

Creator

Palmer Blair

Date

1956

Contributor

Sarah Lynn Spencer

Format

Black and White Negative

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Pal-Bla-05-206

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanning Technician

Terry White

DPI

1200

Bit Depth

24

Collection Name

Palmer Blair Collection

Scanning Software

Epson Scan

Files

Pal-Bla-05-206.jpg

Citation

Palmer Blair, “Gulf Service Station in Boone #5,” Digital Watauga, accessed May 20, 2022, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/23967.

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