Saving Alabama's Historic Gas Stations

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Brewton Gas Station i

This gas station in Brewton is abandoned and on the endangered list. Alabama Historical Commission hide caption

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Brewton Gas Station

This gas station in Brewton is abandoned and on the endangered list.

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Wetumpka Gas Station i

In Wetumpka, an old station was converted into a children's clothing store. Alabama Historical Commission hide caption

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Wetumpka Gas Station

In Wetumpka, an old station was converted into a children's clothing store.

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The Alabama Preservation Alliance and the Alabama Historical Commission have just named historic gas stations across the state "places of peril." Architectural historian Melanie Betz tells Scott Simon what makes these gas stations worth preserving.

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