Last Chance Texaco

DSC_3344The last hours of the Barracks Road Shell Station.

DSC_3374Clearing the way for a new island of shopping options.

IMG_6353From our count, looking through the old images here at CHIL, there have been at least nine different service stations in the short stretch along Emmet Street from Ivy Road to the 250 By-Pass.  Now there are none.

2012-10-21 20.26.31While it was most recently a Shell franchise, not long ago it was “Barracks Road Texaco.”

 

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IMG_6636More photos and history of this familiar C’ville landmark can be found on our sister site, Charlottesville Then and Now.

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