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Sinclair Station

501 S Third

 

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This former filling station opened in 1927 as a part of the Sinclair Oil Co.See Watertown Daily Times article dated July 29, 1927.

 

1927

07 29†††††† SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION, Opening of

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It became known as Risty's Filling Station by 1930, and was later purchased by a Mr. Karberg and it was known by that name for over 40 years.In 1985 it was known as Van's Automotive and in the 1990s it went out of business.For a short time there was an antique shop there, and later an auto detailing business.

 

c.1933

BENSELíS SINCLAIR STATION / 501 South Third Street

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Risty Benzel in front of car

 

1955

KARBERGíS SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION

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c.1970

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