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Roadside Auto Shops Midwest

 

Rightway Service
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Here's the Rightway Auto Service in Chicago. This place features "complete" auto repairing. Thank goodness.

 

 

Western Auto
Kansas City, MO
Photo courtesy Doug Harvey

Here is the rooftop sign for the Western Auto building, which was built in 1915. The building was originally home to the Coca-Cola Company and then became home to Western Auto in the 1920's. The building was converted to lofts in 2004, but the rooftop neon sign will remain. 03-07

 

 

Carquest Auto Parts
Wheaton, IL
Photo courtesy Kevin Heggi

Carquest is a more household name these day, however the sign is neon and better than most newer signs. 10-08

 

 

Mr Fix It
Detroit, MI
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Check out this building for the Mr Fix It in Detroit, MI. Wonder if an auto related business has always been located in this deco building. 03-07

 

 

 

 

Warshawsky Muffler Rockford ILWarshawsky Mufflers
Rockford, IL
Photos courtesy Kelly Sullivan


Warshawsky Muffler Rockford IL
Here are a couple of photos of the Warshawsky Muffler shop in Rockford, IL. This muffler shop features a friendly looking roadside guy greeting customers as they come up to the shop. 09-11

 

 

Blume's Garage
Loves Park, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Sullivan

The Blume's Garage features a faded out sign on this main street in Loves Park, IL. 07-11

 

 

 

 

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