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Old service station to become a Mobil museum of sorts

A wide screen has been erected in front of the former Getty station on Route 44 in Millerton, in anticipation of construction work for a museum of roadside memorabilia. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

MILLERTON — Behind the black screen recently erected on Route 44 in Millerton, work is being done to turn the old gas station into, well, sort of an older gas station. 

Rob Cooper, owner of Associated Lightning Rod in Millerton, is a collector of gas station memorabilia, mainly signs and oil cans from the 1950s and 1960s. It isn’t completely illogical, then, that he’s now purchased an old gas station. What better place to showcase his collection?

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