Thursday, June 16, 2011

Top 11 Strangest Gas Stations Around The World

We know that gas stations are places for filling fuels when our vehicles run out of fuels. But there are several gas stations drawing the attention of many tourists each year. These buildings make us surprised due to their original structural designs. They surely look like amazing masterpieces of great architecture. Here are Top 11 Strangest Gas Stations Around The World :

1. Teapot Gas Station

Teapot gas station was built in Chicago in 1992 in teapot-shaped design. It was one of the federal petroleum reserves. The gas station was built with a circular shaped-concrete building.

2. Jack Colker Gas Station 

Another gas station that grabs our eyes with its construction is the Jack Colker Union Gas Station in Beverly Hills, California. This gas station has luxury and modern style due to its curved and triangular design.

3. Tramway Gas Station

Tramway Gas Station was built in 2901 North Palm Canyon Drive by frey and chambers in 1963

4. Crochet gas station

The crochet gas station was made by crochet artist Jennifer Marsh. She revealed this crochet covered gas station in 2007 as part of her World Reclamation Art Project. This abandoned gas station is located in Syracuse, New York.

5. Tower Conoco Gas Station 

This gas station was built with the tower-like structure. The old station no longer sells gas or food. At present, it is the chamber of commerce building for the Shamrock city

6. Shell Gas Station Fremont

This colorful curvilinear gas station Shell Fremont is located in Fremont, California.

7. Vintage Orbit Gas Station

The Vintage Orbit gas station is placed in Sacramento, California. It was built with an excellent look of unusual shape that makes it look like some sorts of alien aircraft.

8. Poschet gas station

The poschet gas station in Los Angeles looks like a geometrical play of metal and glass. It is the unique gas station which is built in geometric angels. Many visitors come only to see this amazing structure every year.

9. Skovsshoved gas station

The Skovsshoved gas station in Denmark was designed by architect Arne Jackoobson in 1937. It is totally designed in minimalistic style and is considered as the most beautiful gas station in Denmark and still works in the country.

10. Texaco Gas Station 

The cute old Texaco gas station in Kansas has an excellent architecture which fits according to the needs of the gas station.

11. Moil Container Gas Station 

The moil container gas station is one of the best gas stations ever in Koboko district, West Nile region of Uganda. It is also considered as the most expressive gas container in this country.