Odell in Livingston County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1932 Standard Oil Gas Station, Odell, Illinois
Route 66 Roadside Attraction
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 41° 0.106′ N, 88° 31.737′ W. Marker is in Odell, Illinois, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of S West Street and West Deer Street on S West Street. Marker is next to the old gas station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 S West Street, Odell IL 60460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Odell Pedestrian Tunnel (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meramec Caverns Barn (approx. 4.8 miles away); Shifting Roadways (approx. 7.1 miles away); Mom and Pop Motels (approx. 7.7 miles away); Welcome to Dwight (approx. Dwight, Illinois (approx. 7.9 miles away); Full Service on Rte 66 (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Windmill (approx. 8 miles away).
Also see . . . Standard Oil Gas Station. From the National Parks Services website, this talks about the history of this classic Route 66 service station. Standard Oil sold gasoline there into the 1960s, and by the 1970s it was an auto body shop. The building closed its doors later in the 1970s, leaving it vacant for decades. (Submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.