Friday, 3 January 2014

Building Name : Teaspot Gas Station

Building Name : Teaspot Gas Station

Location : Zillah, Washington, USA.

Date : 1922.

Architect : Jack Ainsworth.

Purpose : Gas Station.

More Info : 
This little cute Gas Station was build in 1922, intended to be a reminder of a teaspot.Dome scandal involving President Warren G. Harding and federal petroleum reserve in Wyoming. The scandal rocked the presidency of Harding and sent interior secretary Albert Fall to prison for his role in leasing government oil reserves.  This building has circular frames with conical roofs,sheet metal "Handle" and concrete "Spout,said to be the oldest Gas station in use in the country. It survived partially because it was moved years ago,to be closer to the interstate, It is no longer in the operation.


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