People & Places

Comments (0)

BEST COLLECTION OF ARIZONA LICENSE PLATES Phoenix 2005 - The Old Station

The Old Station

The Old Station

1301 W. Jefferson St.

Phoenix, AZ 85007

602-253-7665

Map & Details>>

There's a lot of local history in this gas station turned sandwich shop. The deli sits right next to the Pioneer Memorial Park and Cemetery, where some of Arizona's first settlers and political figures are buried, and the building has been a presence on Jefferson Street since its birth as a Mobil gas station in 1926. The inside walls are decorated with vintage metal signs and old photos, but the most striking decoration is the collection of Arizona license plates that covers all four walls. There are dozens upon dozens of rusted old plates, in various colors and stages of decay, dating back to 1912, the year before Henry Ford started mass production of automobiles. So while you're waiting for your sandwich, you can look up and wonder how it must have been to drive in Phoenix before there were freeways.
Download our Free Best Of App
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments

Search Best Of Awards

Best of Award Graphics

Loading...