The ad ran in the Lorain Journal on October 10, 1957 – 56 years ago today. Not surprisingly, the ubiquitous Anchor-Hocking glasses were the free gift.
By 1960, the station became Hal's Sinclair Service. Later it became Abbe Road Arco Service.
Longtime Sheffield Lake residents recognize the station as later becoming the home of Fraam's Restaurant after much remodeling.
Here's the former Sinclair station today (below).
|Looking south, with East Lake Road in the foreground|