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Sinclair Service Station, Natchez Street (State Highway 15) & Pine Street intersection, southeast corner, Wisner, Franklin Parish, LA

Sinclair Service Station, Natchez Street (State Highway 15) & Pine Street intersection, southeast corner, Wisner, Franklin Parish, LA

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Summary

Significance: The Sinclair Service Station is significant as an intact example of standardized retail outlets constructed in association with large oil companies. Built in 1938, the building exhibits all of the architectural elements originally found on Sinclair Service Stations throughout the country. In addition, the building's history reflects general trends in the development of the oil industry and its effects on the local community.
Survey number: HABS LA-1269

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

franklin parish31.98099, -91.65568
Google Map of 31.9809913, -91.6556799
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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