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View, Shell Station, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

Shell Station (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Shell Station, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Service stations
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1182pnc002
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Shell Station (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Built:
Community:
Winston-Salem
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
This service station was built by the Quality Oil Co. to promote its Shell brand of oil products.
Architectural note:
The shell was built around a frame composed of wood and wire in a patented design. The casting and molding done on-site.
Historical note:
Of the eight similar structures constructed, this is the only survivor. It has recently been restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Subjects:
Architectural moldings
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Casting (Process)
Doorways
Gas companies
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Pergolas
Petroleum
Seashell
Service stations
Signs and signboards
Stores & shops
Wire
Wood