NRHP: Barnes Oil Company

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Barnes Oil Company

Barnes Oil Company

NRHP Reference #: 02001475

NRHP Listing Date: 20021205


Intersection of Silver St & US 6, Ashland, Saunders County, Nebraska

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Constructed in 1932, the Barnes Oil Company is located in Ashland. As the automobile increased in popularity and numbers, roadside businesses were established to serve the needs of motorists. Designed in the Cottage style, the Barnes Oil Company is an excellent example of a 1930s service station.

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