Dunkle’s Gulf Art Deco Gas Station – Bedford, Pa.

Dunkle's Gulf Lincoln Highway Bedford, Pa.

Location: Dunkle’s Gulf – 300 W Pitt St Bedford, PA 15522
Photos Taken: December 2009

Just a hop, skip and a jump from Bedford, Pa.’s Coffee Pot is Dick Dunkle’s Gulf station. An art deco jewel, this station was built in 1933 and is still in full operation today.

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  1. #1 by Ron on January 5, 2010 - 3:03 am

    Truly one of the great remaining Gulf stations in the world! And only a mile or some from the repositioned “Coffee Pot.” Amazing how well the modern pumps actually fit in with the deco scheme…


    • #2 by Fuzzygalore on January 5, 2010 - 11:52 am

      Isn’t it gorgeous, Ron? I saw a link somewhere to a sister station in New Jersey. Sadly that is no longer standing.

      I love that darned cawfee pot! That was the reason I was in Bedford. Dunkle’s was icing on the cake.

  2. #3 by Susan on July 13, 2010 - 6:35 pm

    I just saw this the other day while visiting Bedford Springs Resort. I took a few photos and am glad that I did. What fun to be able to pump your gas at such a cute little station! So glad they preserved it.

    • #4 by Fuzzygalore on July 14, 2010 - 6:24 pm

      Hi Susan :) Isn’t it just great? Apparently there was a “twin” station in Neptune NJ at one time. http://www.agilitynut.com/gas/padeco.html

      One thing I’m curious about – I didn’t venture in to the restrooms while we were there and now I wish i did. Are they wonderfully preserved? Someone must know!

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