Virginia Room Digital Collection

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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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PS 64.0 Gulf Station.jpg
Gulf Service Station, formerly located at the corner of Plantation Road and Williamson Road. . Tinker Mountain is seen in the background.

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Floyd Esso Service Center in Floyd County.

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Rollie N. Phillips store and gas station, located in the Indian Valley area of Floyd County. Phillips opened his service station in 1927.

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Col. Holt’s store and house on Bent Mountain. Dr. Hurt’s car is parked in front.

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Rierson’s Store on Route 221.

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B.G. Finnell, Sr. in front of his store.

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B.G. Finnell & Sons store on Route 221, near foot of Bent Mountain.

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Stone’s Union 76 Service Station along Route 221 on Bent Mountain.

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Ruby and Allen Stone at Union 76 Service Station along Route 221 on Bent Mountain.

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Lula Cole Reed, mother of Marvin “Fats” Reed, at Reed’s Store.

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Reed's Store at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Reed's Store at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Reed’s Store at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Reed’s Store at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Interior of Reed's Store, located at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Reed’s Store after the 1948 addition of Dairy Diner, located at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Reed’s Store at the intersection of Route 221 and Martins Creek Road.

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Ruby Holt in front of Holt’s Store on Bent Mountain.

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"Jolly Jay Tea Room and Blue Eagle Tourist Court, also One Stop Service Station. Complete modern equipment. Located on US 11, one mile north of Roanoke, Virginia. D.T. Oyler and sons, proprietors."

Davis 46.321 Peters Creek Esso.jpg
Peters Creek Esso Station, formerly located at 2700 Peters Creek Road NW.

Davis 46.333 Vances Esso.jpg
Vance's Esso Station, formerly located at 108 Commonwealth Avenue NE.

Davis 46.334 Bower Esso.jpg
Bower Esso Station, formerly located at 101 Commonwealth Avenue NE.

Davis 46.421 Willett Esso Tanker.jpg
Willett Brothers Transfer tanker at Williett's Esso, formerly located at 324 Orange Avenue NE.

Davis 46.21 Renick Motor Company.jpg
Renick Motor Company, formerly located at 2239 Franklin Road SW.

Davis2 46.334 Williamson Esso.jpg
Williamson Road Esso, formerly located at 2715 Williamson Road NE.

Davis2 46.333 Fort Lewis Esso.jpg
Fort Lewis Esso Servicenter, formerly located at 1905 W. Main Street in Salem.

MP 22.2 Marathon Filling Station.jpg
Marathon Filling Station, formerly located at 824 3rd Street.

MP 22.1 Waverly Filling Station.jpg
Waverly Filling Station, formerly located at the corner of 14th Street and Jamison Avenue.

MP 22.0 Riverside Filling Station.jpg
Riverside Filling Station, formerly located at 13th Street next to Woodrum Bridge, which would be replaced by Memorial Bridge.

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Texaco station formerly located in the 5200 block of Williamson Road.

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Humble Esso, formerly located at 3611 Brandon Avenue.

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Humble Esso, formerly located at 3611 Brandon Avenue.

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View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

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View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

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View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

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View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

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Wasena Gulf Service, formerly located at 1119 Main Street.

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Wasena Gulf Service, formerly located at 1119 Main Street.

Davis 46.332 Vance's Esso.jpg
Vance's Esso Service Center was located at 108 Commonwealth Avenue.

Davis 46.331 Vance's Esso.jpg
Vance's Esso Service Center was located at 108 Commonwealth Avenue.

Davis 46.325 Peters Creek Esso.jpg
Peters Creek Esso Service Center was located at 2700 Peters Creek Road.

RNC 41 Big Oak Filling Station.jpg
Big Oak Filling Station was located around the 2500 block of Williamson Road.
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