Service Station at 14th and Florida (1924)

Check out this photo of a service station at 14th and Florida.

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Washington, D.C., 1924. "Havoline Oil Co." Participants in the "Wasson Motor Check" at the Texaco Station on the corner of Florida Avenue and 14th Street. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Washington, D.C., 1924. “Havoline Oil Co.” Participants in the “Wasson Motor Check” at the Texaco Station on the corner of Florida Avenue and 14th Street. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
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Washington, D.C., 1924. "Indian Refining Co. -- Havoline Oil." The "Wasson Motor Check" at 14th Street and Florida Avenue NW, glimpsed earlier in this post.
Washington, D.C., 1924. “Indian Refining Co. — Havoline Oil.” The “Wasson Motor Check” at 14th Street and Florida Avenue NW, glimpsed earlier in this post.

Source: Shorpy

Also, here’s an ad for the Wasson Motor Check from the August 2nd, 1924 Washington Post.

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Wasson Motor Check
Wasson Motor Check

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  • Brandon

    loved this photo, any idea what the address was? i live on florida ave between 14th and 15th and would love to know where this is, perhaps right on the corner where the solea is?