June! Photo a Day, Day 99—-A shell-shaped Shell Service Station

Day 99.  Whew!  Today’s title is like a tongue twister 🙂

Scallop shell shaped Shell Service Station, Winston-Salem, NC.  Built in 1930 on the corner of Sprague and Peachtree streets, this building was constructed by the Shell Company because they wanted to start marketing in North Carolina.  Their marketing strategy was to attract customers with a series of shell-shaped gas stations, so they built 8 in the Winston-Salem area.  This one is the only one that remains.

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