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D. L. Fontaine Service Station

This post features D. L. Fontaine Service Station, located at the corner of Houston Avenue and Crockett Street in Houston’s First Ward.

Unknown photographer / 1928
Houston @ Crockett.
1924 Sanborn Map with the DL Fontaine Service/Filling station highlighted

Here’s the Google maps Street View of the location today:

I also took a couple of night shots of my own while passing on a late-night bike ride.

Me / 2020
Me / 2020

UPDATE: As of 2022, this service station has been demolished.

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