An example of architectural detail that went into gas stations in the 30s. This design was done for Ohio Oil Co. 1932. Invented by W. D. Cyphers.
Stepped circular platforms are the perfect place to display motor oil at this service station island. 1938. Invented by Alven V. Crouch.
A combined food and beverage vending station. 1953. Invented by Louis A. Zon.
An ornamental design for a corn cob vending booth. 1936. Invented by John M. Miller.
Roadside Lunchroom. The corn cob diner. 1947. Invented by George Dilts.
A store-front building design for Ellis Importing Company of Philadelphia. 1930. Invented by John Ellis.
Coffee shop. Enter through the handle. 1947. Invented by George B. Brown.
A design for the front of a club house or similar building. Note the rabbit in a jacket peeking in the second story window. 1934. Invented by Nellie Renee Liddle.
An art deco facade with time and temperature. 1940. Invented by Kenneth E. Bemis.
A log cabin with a chuck wagon for a front door. 1936. Invented by Robert E. Pellow.