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Cecil Hopkins’s Sinclair Service Station

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1935; 2005 restored. S. Main St. at S. 3rd St.

This restored stucco-finished California Mission–style station was a company standard, used throughout the Sinclair market. Half the building is an office and sales area, the other half service bays. A drive-through canopy projects at one side, making an L-shaped plan, for ease of circulation on the corner site. Corners rise into stepped piers, with low-sloped gables on the drive-through and a false roof over the service bay doors, all capped in green glazed barrel tiles.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Cecil Hopkins’s Sinclair Service Station", [Albany, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: East, North Central, Panhandle and South Plains, and West, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019, 287-287.

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