In the small town of Bowie, there is an old abandoned Texaco building near the train tracks. At one time it was an old Old Texaco Jobbers Plant in Bowie, Texas.
Old Texaco Jobbers Plant in Bowie, Texas
As I mentioned before, at one time the old Texaco Building in Bowie, Texas was an old Texaco Jobbers Plant. It even had old fuel and oil storage tanks on the property. But all that old equipment was removed years ago.
All that is left are a couple of old pumps sitting on the porch and an old Texaco sign hiding in the nearby grass. Now its looks to be used as storage. The Texaco building is in pretty good shape.
The exterior wood is free of rot. The roof looks to be in decent shape except for some damage to the right front eave. Some of the windows are busted out and there looks to be old equipment and other stuff still inside. Even though building isn’t public use it looks like its being used.
If you know anything about this building, have vintage images of the building, or who to contact about its history, please contact us or comment below.
Author’s NOTE: This article was originally posted to my personal site on May 12, 2015 and was updated for publishing on VanishingTexas.com on October 10th, 2015. That site is no longer affiliated with us. All content from that site is slowly being migrated and updated to this site. All photos featured in this article were taken a few years before 2016 unless noted.This article will continue to be updated as new information is added.
About the Images
The image were shot just before a large storm system came into the area. The shots were taken by hand with my Sony Nex-3N and a Sony SEL16F28 16mm f/2.8 lens. I then edited the images in Adobe Lightroom. Next, I post processed with Topaz Clarity to add texture, brighten, and bring out the details in the images. Then I removed the dust spots. Finally, I used Topaz DeNoise to remove the noise from the images.