Here are a few of the sites around the web that we recommend.

  • Automobile History
  • Hemmings Motor News - authentically restored 1940s Sunoco station in Bennington, Vermont near their offices. It is an operable station that sells gas, call: 1-800-227-4373
  • Mayor Gary's Garage - Port Republic, New Jersey. 1931 Mobilgas station and Model A Ford showroom. Open for tours. Appointments are required. (609)652-0366 or email
  • Gas Station Antiques in Lincolnton, NC. It's a 1927 Sinclair Station that includes a living quarters and a tourist court. The old station has been completely redone and provides the backdrop for the antique store that handles vintage gas merchandise. Located at the intersection of Hwy's. 27 & 150. (704) 732-4900 Open Wed-Sun.
  • Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village - 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, P.O. Box 1970, Dearborn, MI 48121-1970, call: 313- 271-1620
  • Gilmore Car Museum Includes a reproduction 1930s Shell gas station complete with original signs, pumps and equipment, 6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, (269) 671-5089, open May-October
  • Trump's Texaco Museum, Knightstown, Indiana - Bruce Trump's restored 1950s Texaco station, 39 N Washington St. at Brown St., (765) 345-7135
  • Volo Auto Museum, Volo, IL, Antique auto museum and antque mall with gas station display with visible pumps
  • Mid America Designs - Effingham, IL Corvette parts and accessories maker has an early station as a photo backdrop
  • Official Shell Museum - operated by employees of Shell Wood River Refinery in Roxana, IL, usually open Wed-Thurs 10-4, call: 618-255-3718
  • Bo's Hollow - Salem, Mo. Gas up at working MS-80 gas pumps in this old time station near Montauk State Park.
  • Gas from the Past - 1950s gas station inside and displays of restored pumps, soda machines, coin-op vending machines and other memorabilia, 401 A Legend Lane, Peculiar, MO 64078, (816) 779-0298, open weekdays and some Saturdays (Call first)
  • Winterset, Iowa. Texaco station restored for the set of the movie "Bridges of Madison County," now revamped as an Internet service provider's office. The pumps and building are still there, but the rest of the gas memorabilia items are gone.
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum - Canyon, Texas, 1020s oil field and gas station exhibits
  • Larry Lawrence's Antiques, Cars, & Parts - Mt. Pleasant, TX, East 1-30, Exit #165 - Service Road 903-572-2589
  • Edgewood Heritage Park - Edgewood, Texas, restored village
  • Shoemakers Truck Stop West - Lincoln, Nebraska. Restaraunt/store is filled with petroliana. They probably have about 30 gas pumps, including a Tokheim 850, Wayne 492, Fry 117, Wayne 60, Dayton 50, Hawyeye-Dart and more. There are alos a lot of signs and globes. 4800 West O Street
  • Motion Unlimited Museum, Rapid City, South Dakota, operated by Bill and Peggy Napoli info: 605-348-7373
  • Shoup Store - Shoup, Idaho. Vintage visible pumps still in daily operation.
  • Clark's Travel Center Auto/truckstop & Historic US 99 General Store, 82253 Indio Blvd., Indio, California, petro and transportation collectibles, Route 99 mural, museum, 760-342-4776
  • National Historic Route 66 Federation - photo gallery of gas stations, motels and more on the Mother Road
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