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LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER



Circa 1930
MARLAND REFINING FILLING STATION
2202 Messanie Street





Circa 1955
MASTERS STANDARD SERVICE STATION
Lake Avenue & Massachusetts







Circa 1934
MAX VEY SERVICE STATION
Highway 275 & Jimtown Road
(Industrial City)
Circa 1942
EDMER BRUNNER SERVICE
Highway 275 & Jimtown Road
(Industrial City)

1934 St Joseph News-Press newspaper photo




Circa 1942
BEAVER & SCHUH STANDARD SERVICE
702 CHARLES STREET
Circa 1958
McCORD & BILL SERVICE STATION
702 CHARLES STREET







Circa 1953
McEnaney Skelly Service
2521 Frederick
Circa 1958
Skelly Oil Company
2521 Frederick

Photo by Artcrafts Engraving Company




Circa 1955
McENANEY'S SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
RFD 4





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MEERS PHILLIPS 66 SERVICE STATION
2805 Pear

David Meers Phillips 66
Photos #1 & #2 submitted by David Meers
Photo #3 submitted by Rodney Keyes




MFA OIL CO
306 Cherokee





Circa 1955
MIDCONTINENT PETROLEUM
1002 North 4th Street





Circa 1955
MILBOURN SERVICE STATION
1002 South 22nd Street
22nd & Lafayette
Circa 1958
MILBOURN SERVICE STATION
1002 South 22nd Street
22nd & Lafayette





Miller

Circa 1942
JOSEPH BUCHER SERVICE STATION
1702 St Joseph Avenue
Circa 1955
J R MILLER SERVICE STATION
1702 St Joseph Avenue
Circa 1958
J R MILLER SERVICE STATION
1702 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1942
ROSS SKELLY SERVICE
2120 Mitchell Avenue
Circa 1958
MURRY'S SKELLY SERVICE
2120 Mitchell Avenue





MILLION & GIANNETTA SERVICE STATION
416 South 7th Street





MISSOURI KANSAS SALES
SKELLY WAREHOUSE
1902 South 4th Street





MOORE'S SERVICE STATION
28th & Locust





Circa 1942
ROY MORELAND SERVICE STATION
Rochester Road





Circa 1958
RICHARDSON D-X SERVICE
2615 St Joseph Avenue
MORELAND SERVICE STATION
2615 St Joseph Avenue





Circa 1940
TRUMAN MURPHY FILLING STATION
1902 South 4th
Circa 1942
TRUMAN MURPHY FILLING STATION
1902 South 4th

1902 South 4th
This was a great place to eat
The building was destroyed when the State Highway department built the new
I-229/US 36 highway at this location




Circa 1942
THOMAS WOLFING SERVICE STATION
2226 South 4th Street
Circa 1955
MUNGER'S DX SERVICE STATION
2226 South 4th Street





MURPHY'S SUPER SERVICE
STANDARD OIL STATION
22nd & Francis





Circa 1942
RAY PETERSON STATION
2405 Frederick Avenue
MYERS SERVICE STATION
SINCLAIR
2405 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1955
NATE'S CONOCO SERVICE STATION
Lake Avenue & Indiana





Circa 1955
NEIGHBOUR'S SKELLY SERVICE STATION
26th & Frederick Avenue





Circa 1955
NEIGHBOUR'S STANDARD SERVICE STATION
RFD 4





Circa 1942
A. NELSON SERVICE STATION
301 Mitchell Avenue




Circa 1942
FRANK NELSON SERVICE STATION
315 South 22nd Street






Circa 1953
NICHOLSON SERVICE STATION
BENNETT'S SINCLAIR
6054 King Hill Avenue

In 1953, this was Nicholson Service station
It later became Bennett's Sinclari
A modern station and convenience store now occupies the address
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




NORRIS SERVICE STATION
2424 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1942
NORTH OIL COMPANY
2005 South 4th Street




Circa 1955
NORTON CONOCO SERVICE STATION
Belt Highway & Charles Street
Circa 1958
NORTON CONOCO SERVICE STATION
Belt Highway & Mitchell Avenue





Circa 1958
O'BANION SERVICE STATION
3606 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1955
OLSON TRACTOR & IMPLMT
RFD 4





Circa 1932
William Osborn Filling Station
1329 Garfield Avenue
Circa 1942
WILLIN OSBORN FILLING STATION
1329 Garfield Avenue




OSTROSKI STANDARD OIL
22nd & Olive Street





Circa 1955
OTIS & IKE SERVICE STATION
Lake Avenue & Illinois Avenue





Circa 1942
PARKER SERVICE STATION
400 Beaver Street




Rays DX

PASLEY SERVICE STATION
RAYS DX SERVICE
22nd & Mitchell Avenue

A few years after Ray died, the service station was torn down and Little Caesars built on this corner




PAT'S AUTO SERVICE
3414 South 22nd Street





Circa 1958
PEARL'S CITIES SERVICE
3420 South 22nd Street





Circa 1942
ROLLA PETTIJOHN SERVICE
4240 Savannah Road





Phillips 66

Circa 1942
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM
1710 Penn
PHILLIPS 66 BULK PLANT
GENERAL PETROLEUM
1710 Penn

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
PINE VIEW SERVICE STATION
RFD 4
Circa 1958
PINE VIEW SERVICE STATION
3408 Belt Highway





Circa 1955
PING SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
2201 Frederick Avenue






Circa 1958
PING'S SERVICE STATION
2405 Frederick Avenue








BILL & JIM's PHILLIPS 66
1802 Frederick Avenue
VIRGIL'S PHILLIPS 66
1802 Frederick Avenue

Currently AUTO GLASS company
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Polsky

Circa 1942
SAMUEL POLSKY STATION
802 South 10th St
Circa 1958
MAGEE SERVICE STATION
802 South 10th St
POLSKY'S SERVICE STATION
SINCLAIR
802 South 10th St

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa 1950
PONY EXPRESS OIL COMPANY
Belt Highway & Faraon Street
Circa 1958
NOLAND'S PONY EXPRESS GAS STATION
Belt Highway & Faraon Street





Circa 1942
DELBERT POTTERF SERVICE STATION
214 East Valley





Circa 1958
PUCKETT SERVICE STATION
5413 Lake Avenue
Circa 1959
BOB'S AUTO SERVICE STATION
5413 Lake Avenue





Circa 1942
QUALITY PRODUCTS OIL
CHAMPLIN BULK PLANT
602 South 4th Street
Circa 1955
QUALITY PRODUCTS OIL
CHAMPLIN BULK PLANT
602 South 4th Street
Circa 1958
QUALITY PRODUCTS OIL
CHAMPLIN BULK PLANT
602 South 4th Street





Circa 1958
QUALITY OIL COMPANY
602 South 4th Street





Circa 1955
QUALITY SERVICE STATION
RFD 2





Circa 1955
RAMSEY SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
22nd & Mitchell





Circa 1942
J G RANGER OIL CORPORATION
702 Olive Street
Circa 1958
RANGER OIL COMPANY
702 Olive Street





Circa 1958
REED STANDARD SERVICE
1215 Belt Highway





Circa 1955
RED HORSE SERVICE & MOTEL
Junction US 71 & US 169 highways





Circa 1955
RED WATKINS OIL COMPANY
Faucett, Mo





REFINOIL SERVICE STATION
714 South 8th Street





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Circa 1960
ST JOSEPH MOTORS BUILDING
725 North 6th Street
RIGG'S SERVICE STATION
725 North 6th Street
SINCLAIR SERVICE
725 North 6th Street
AMERICAN FIRE & SAFETY
725 North 6th Street

The St. Joseph Motors Building, 725 N. 6th, is a cement block structure built in i960 and "is inconsistant in period, style and use in the historic district. It falls under the "Grandfather Clause" in zoning and therefore is commerical rather than residential. The building is currently American Fire & Safety
Remnants of the service station are still visible inside the building
Photo submitted by Dave Martin




Circa 1942
BERT RITCHIE STANDARD SERVICE
602 Jules Street





RITTER SERVICE STATION
2214 Frederick Avenue
FRANKS MOBILGAS SERVICE STATION
2214 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1957
ROBERTS CITIES SERVICE STATION
NW Corner 22nd & Messanie





Circa 1942
RAYMOND ROBERTSON SERVICE STATION
1932 Frederick Avenue
ROBERTSON SERVICE STATION
1932 Frederick Avenue





ROSS AUTO PARK
7th & Jules Street





Russell's Gas Station

Circa 1932
Barnsdall Filling Station
1101 Garfield Avenue
Circa 1942
GENERAL PETROLEUM COMPANY
1101 Garfield
RUSSELL'S SERVICE STATION
1101 Garfield







Circa 1930's
ST JOSEPH BATTERY &
SHELL SERVICE STATION
6th & Messanie Streets





SCHUH SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
7th & Charles Street





SCHULER SERVICE STATION
SINCLAIR
312 Charles Street





SCHULER SERVICE STATION
302 South 4th Street





Circa 1942
RAY ROYER SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
2121 Mitchell Avenue
SCHUSSLER SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
2121 Mitchell Avenue





Circa 1958
SCOTT CONOCO SERVICE STATION
1917 Mitchell Avenue





Circa 1958
SHERWOOD CONOCO SERVICE
303 Belt Highway





Circa 1955
SHOFNER SERVICE STATION
221 East Hyde Park





SEVENTY OIL
4th & Franklin





Shotts Shotts

SHANKS SERVICE STATION
1125 Mitchell Avenue

Photos submitted by Rodney Keyes




SHOFNER SERVICE STATION
9th & Mason Road







Circa 1966
SIMPSON CONOCO SERVICE STATION
East Hills Shopping Center





SISK & EVANS AUTO SERVICE
Lake & Illiois





Circa 1942
SIXTH & HICKORY SERVICE STATION
2238 South 6th Street







SKELLY STATION
4th & JULES STREET
Demolished during Urban Renewal

This gas station was located east of Buchanan Court House
A city parking lot replaced the structure during Urban Renewal




DON SMITH SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
BELT HIGHWAY





Circa 1942
TRANSPORT DISTRIBUTING CO
5326 Lake Avenue
SMITTY'S TEXACO SERVICE STATION
5326 Lake Avenue





SMITTY'S SERVICE STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1942
HERBERT BENNER SERVICE
Lake Road & Packers Avenue
SOCONY-VACUUM MOBIL SERVICE STATION
Lake Road & Packers Avenue





Circa 1942
SOVEREIGN SERVICE STATION
Memorial Highway & NE Corner of Cliff Street





Circa 1942
JOHN SWITZER SERVICE STATION
2920 Pear





Circa 1942
SERVICE STATION
2238 South 6th Street





Circa 1937
STANDARD SERVICE STATION
2729 Locust Street





Standard Oil1 Standard Oil2

Circa 1953
ATLAS TIRES
STANDARD OIL TRAINING STATION
Circa 1958
S & H STANDARD
22nd & Frederick Avenue

This was the largest Standard Oil station. It served as a training station in the 1950's
S & H Standard was the last Standard station
It had a 2 bay service center and a free car wash with gas purchase
One night in the 1960's I saw the CHAMPS (music group that made Tequila) gasing up here
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




STEWART PHILLIPS 66 SERVICE STATION
5326 Lake





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STILL'S STANDARD GAS STATION
STILL'S A-G GROCERY STORE
7108 King Hill Avenue

This was Still's combination A-G grocery store and Standard gas station
Currently the structure is gone, now only an empty lot exists
Photo #1 - Harold Still next to the gas pump
Photo #2 - Hazel Still and Jennie Hillyard
Photo #3 - Carl Rosenauer (later became a Western Dairy salesman)
Photo #4 - Clarence & Hazel Still
Photos submitted by Janet Still Wollenman




STOCK YARDS SERVICE STATION
Corner Lake Road & Park Avenue





STOOS TEXACO SERVICE STATION
5326 Lake boulevard





Circa 1958
STOOS TEXACO SERVICE STATION
3711 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1958
STRACENER SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
Southwest Corner 22nd & Messanie





Circa 1958
SURE SERVICE STATION
1701 South 4th Street





Circa 1958
SWEAT CITIES SERVICE STATION
Northwest Corner 22nd & Messanie





Circa 1942
LARRY SWOBODA SERVICE STATION
1601 Mitchell Avenue





Circa 1942
TAYLOR SERVICE STATION
4200 Savannah Avenue





Standard Oil

STANDARD OIL SERVICE STATION
2701 Mitchell Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






TAYLOR SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
4202 St Joseph Avenue

Service Station owner was Bill Taylor
Currently an auto sales lot
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1958
TED'S STANDARD SERVICE STATION
3715 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1942
TEEGARDEN SUPER SERVICE
1925 St Joseph Avenue
Circa 1958
TEEGARDEN AUTO SERVICE
1925 St Joseph Avenue





TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
BULK PLANT
1702 South 4th





Circa 1958
TIK-TOK CONOCO SERVICE
1414 South Belt Highway





Circa 1958
TOMMY'S "66" SERVICE STATION
1415 South Belt Highway





Circa 1955
TOM'S MOBIL SERVICE STATION
22nd & Messanie Street





TOMMY'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
5326 Lake





Circa 1955
TOWER SERVICE STATION
Belt Highway & US 36 Highway





TOWNSEND'S TEXACO SERVICE
5326 Lake





Circa 1955
TRAX OIL COMPANY
1101 North 4th Street
Circa 1958
TRAX OIL COMPANY
1101 North 4th Street





TURNER'S DX SERVICE STATION
1901 South 4th





Circa 1942
JACK PINGER
STANDARD SERVICE STATION
1601 St Joseph Avenue
TURNER'S STANDARD SERVICE STATION
1601 St Joseph Avenue







TWIN PINES GAS & RESTAURANT
BELT HIGHWAY & PEAR





Circa 1942
HOWARD VAN CLEAVE SERVICE
1705 Garfield





UNKNOWN Gas Station

UNKNOWN GAS STATION
1005 Hickory

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1942
URBAN WISE SERVICE STATION
502 Jules Street
OWINGS DX SERVICE STATION
502 Jules Street
VANMETER'S SKELLY OIL
SERVICE STATION
502 Jules Street







Circa pre-1951
CHARLES & ELBERT BENNETT
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1951
HOOK & MEADE SERVICE
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1953
NICHOLSON SERVICE
6054 King Hill Avenue
Circa 1963
DOYLE VANNAMAN BONUS ISLE STATION
6054 King Hill Avenue





Circa 1955
VERTIN SERVICE STATION
2214 Frederick Avenue
Circa 1958
VERTIN SERVICE STATION
2214 Frederick Avenue







Circa 1942
VEY OIL COMPANY
Industrial City
Circa 1958
VEY'S SERVICE
5501 Savannah Road
VEY'S SERVICE
Savannah & Jim Town Roads

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




VINSON'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
2700 Mitchell Avenue





VINSON'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
5326 Lake







Circa 1957
VIRGIL'S MOBIL SERVICE
2124 Messanie Street






Circa 1957
VIRGIL'S MOBIL SERVICE
602-608 South 22nd Street

Robert's Cities Service marque on NW corner is seen in this photo
Virgil's Mobil Service buildings no longer exists




VISCOSITY OIL COMPANY
1818 South 4th Street





VOGEL SERVICE STATION
Rochester & Karnes Roads





Circa 1942
WILLOW WILLOX SERVICE
1015 Mitchell Avenue
VOGEL SERVICE STATION
CONOCO
1015 Mitchell Avenue





Circa 1942
FORREST WINBURN SERVICE STATION
3321 South 22nd Street





VULGAMOT'S SKELLY SERVICE STATION
BUNDY'S SKELLY
26th & Frederick Avenue





Circa 1942
GARRETT WADDELL SERVICE STATION
501 Atchison Street







Circa 1958
WALTERS SERVICE STATION
3804 Mitchell Avenue




Circa 1942
VIRGIL WINEMILLER SERVICE STATION
Memorial Highway & Elizabeth Street







BROWN'S CONOCO STATION
2910 St Joseph Avenue
WALTER JENNINGS DX
2910 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




WARNER'S SERVICE STATION
25th & Frederick Avenue





WATSON'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
5326 Lake





WATKIN'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
Belt & 36 Highway





Circa 1942
FRANK WEAVER SERVICE STATION
Industrial City







Circa 1955
WEDDLE DX SERVICE STATION
2135 Frederick Avenue
22nd & Frederick Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
WEIGEL SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
6th & Jules Street





WEIGEL SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
5326 Lake





WELCH'S SERVICE STATION
STANDARD OIL
Belt & Frederick Avenue







WELDON SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION
US 71 & US 169 Highway





Circa 1955
WHEELER'S DX SERVICE STATION
5402 Lake Avenue
Circa 1958
WHEELER'S DX SERVICE STATION
5402 Lake Avenue





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Circa 1960
WEIDMAIER'S TRUCK STOP & CAFE
BUCKEY'S CONVENIENCE STORE
4215 South 169 Highway

After being open over 50 years, Weidmaiers was closed and the contents was autioned off on March 25, 2017
September 2017, the new Buckey's Convenience Store is currently under construction
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
WILEY'S SUPER SERVICE
517 South Belt Highway
Circa 1958
WILEY'S SUPER SERVICE
517 South Belt Highway

Listed in 1955 City Directory at this location
When Wiley's station was torn down in the mid-1980's, a Subway Sandwich was built on the location
The Subway was razed in 2013 or 2104, remains an empty lot in 2016




Circa 1955
WINBURN SERVICE STATION
Sparta Road





Circa 1958
WILEY'S TEXACO SERVICE
602 South 6th
WILEY'S TEXACO SERVICE
602 South 6th





WINBURN SERVICE STATION
Sparta Road







Circa 1955
WINFREY TEXACO SERVICE
224 North 8th Street
Circa 1958
WINFREY TEXACO SERVICE
224 North 8th Street

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




WISE SUPER SERVICE
500 Jules Street





Circa 1942
MARZO PENWELL FILLING STATION
1223 South 10th Street
WOODRUFF'S SERVICE STATION
1223 South 10th Street





Circa 1942
WRAY'S SERVICE STATION
6625 Memorial Highway (US 59)
Circa 1955
WRAY'S SERVICE STATION
6625 Memorial Highway (US 59)
Circa 1958
WRAY'S SERVICE STATION
6625 Memorial Highway (US 59)





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Circa 1929
Wonstop Service Company
Service Station & Tires
2311-2317 Frederick
Circa 1940
Wonstop Service Company
Service Station & Tires
2311-2317 Frederick
Circa 1942
Wonstop Service Company
Service Station & Tires
2311-2317 Frederick
Spartan Sporting Goods
2311 Frederick Avenue
Ziph's Car Wash
2311 Frederick Avenue

Built in 1929, for the Pendleton, Bowen Company this was apparently the first full service auto center in St. Joseph and certainly an early one in the U.S.
J.I. Pendleton and Porter Srite, Jr., had been operating an ignition service in the 1800 block of the Avenue.
With the construction of this building all of the services, gasoline and oil-tires-batteries
Located at 2311 Frederick Ave, this building was once Ziph's Car Wash
It was the first fully automated car wash in town
Your car was towed through the wash via a chain through a series of brushes and sprayers
At the end of the wash there were several people who would dry your car off with towels
It was so popular that they opened a 2nd Ziph's Car Wash at the Belt Highway & Mitchell Avenue
The car wash was operated by the Mortimer family
This building later became a sporting wear shop and since has been occupied by several different businesses
Photos #1 & 2 - 2008 Photos submitted by Terry McGinnis






WOODSON BARNETT CONOCO
20th & Frederick Avenue

Photo Circa: 1936
Check out those old gasoline pumps and the price of oil
Photo submitted by Blair Carmichael




WYCOFF STANDARD SERVICE STATION
2700 Mitchell Avenue





BOB YOUNG'S CONOCO SERVICE STATION
2202 Messanie





Circa 1957
YOUNG'S SERVICE STATION
601 South 22nd Street





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