Google Sightseeing: Fill ‘er Up!

As I mentioned today in the article on the Teapot Dome Service Station, I’ve just posted an article to Google Sightseeing loaded with all sorts of uniquely-designed roadside filling stations/gas stations (I couldn’t use the Teapot Dome in that article because Google Maps, sadly, has no imagery of it). If you’ve ever wanted to see…

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Teapot Dome: How a Presidential Scandal Led to a Teapot-Shaped Service Station

The Teapot Dome scandal of 1922-23 tarnished an entire US presidency and resulted in the first instance of a US Cabinet member being sent to prison for actions committed in office. It also resulted in the construction of an incredibly unique service station in the middle of the state of Washington that became a rather…

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Google Sightseeing: Roadside Mascots of Manitoba

My latest post for the good folks at Google Sightseeing was probably the most fun I’ve had writing a GSS post so far. Across North America, countless small towns look to draw in tourists off the highway by building something big; a monument to their community that can catch your eye and draw you in…

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