[The Joe Russel Service Station]

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This picture shows the Joe Russell Gulf Service Station, once at 501 North Oak Avenue. Note the two frowning men in uniforms, indicating that this was a complete-service operation--virtually extinct in this age [2013]. Further information about the identities of the two men--or the fate of the service station--is not known.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: A. F. Weaver Collection and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 65 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

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Description

This picture shows the Joe Russell Gulf Service Station, once at 501 North Oak Avenue. Note the two frowning men in uniforms, indicating that this was a complete-service operation--virtually extinct in this age [2013]. Further information about the identities of the two men--or the fate of the service station--is not known.

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers Mineral Wells' founding and its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town to the present. Photos are from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver, local families and research sources.

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  • Aug. 25, 2008, 2:37 p.m.

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  • Feb. 14, 2017, 8:05 p.m.

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[The Joe Russel Service Station], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39198/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.