Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 4000521
Historic Name MCDOUGAL FILLING STATION
Description of Significance THIS HOUSE-TYPE FILLING STATION WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1940 ON US HIGHWAY 66 EAST OF VINITA. IT EXHIBITS A TYPE OF MASONRY VENEER OFTEN REFERRED TO AS GIRAFFE STONE, A PATCHWORK OF LIGHT AND DARK COLORED SANDSTONE WITH DARK COLORED MORTAR JOINTS. THIS STATION IS EXEMPLARY OF THE INDEPENDENT FILLING STATION, NOT LINKED TO ANY PARTICULAR BRAND OF GAS. AS AN INDEPENDENT STATION, IT ALSO WOULD BE AMONG THE FIRST TO SUFFER WHEN TRAFFIC FROM ROUTE 66 WAS DIVERTED BY I-44. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 5/27/04.
Current Name
Address 443956 EAST HIGHWAY 60
City VINITA VICINITY
County CRAIG
Lot
Block
Current Section 19
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function COMMERCE: FILLING STATION
Current Function VACANT/NOT IN USE
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 12/03
Year Built 1940
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style HOUSE-TYPE FILLING STATION
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE
Window Material WOOD
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details GIRAFFE-STONE PATTERN; CHIMNEY ON REAR
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N