Former Beacon Gas Station - Klamath Falls, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 42° 13.098 W 121° 45.897
10T E 601934 N 4674752
Quick Description: This former vintage gas station is now an auto repair shop and located on the corner of Wantland Ave. and East Main St.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2014 6:03:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMKC2E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 1

Long Description:
On East Main Street sits an auto repair shop which was a former gas station for many years. I located a picture of this gas station from 1984 here when it operated as a Mobil gas station. Prior to that, it obviously was known as the Beacon station and the Beacon sign still hangs in front of the building. I found an old picture of this station from the 1940s or 1950s that showed that there was once a large, round bulb on top of the building's tower that also read 'Beacon' but I haven't been able to locate the picture online. If/when I do, I'll post it here, it's a great picture.

There are a couple of other former gas stations along E. Main Street but this is by far the oldest and worth waymarking.

Type of Gas Station: Reborn

Address of the station: Not listed

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