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    Old Mobil sign in Quitaque, Texas

    1. WY Man 76 months ago | reply

      Great photo! The Mobil pegasus was a charming icon that I always got a kick out of when I was a child. A winged horse, ...hahahaha! I used to know all the places in Amarillo where there was one of these signs. I don't now, but I do remember there was an exceptionally large one downtown, maybe about 8th and Jackson, where there was a garage.

      I've been considering getting a neon Mobil pegasus clock, they are available.

    2. kafkan 76 months ago | reply

      I don't really remember any of the old Mobil stations. I do really remember the Exxon up at I-40 and Washington. I was a huge fan of the "tiger in your tank" ads.

    3. WY Man 76 months ago | reply

      Don't forget, my mother's office, "Town and Country Real Estate" was in that same block.

    4. kafkan 76 months ago | reply

      No, no, the Exxon station was on the north side of I-40. Where the parking lot for Albertson's ended up being (Albertson's is closed now as well).

    5. WY Man 76 months ago | reply

      Oh, OK, maybe you're right about the Exxon station, but I was thinking there was a station on the S.E. corner also? So long ago now.

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