NRHP: 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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