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Floyd Tisor Standard Oil Company

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c. 1925. Northwest corner of S. Main St. and Manor Rd.
  • Floyd Tisor Standard Oil Company (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

This pre-fabricated steel service station was moved to Morning Sun in 1940. Except for the rear portion, this little hip-roofed building is almost entirely glass, the walls made up of factory sash windows. The establishment's original name was the Central Oil and Grease Company.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Floyd Tisor Standard Oil Company", [Morning Sun, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 127-127.

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