17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Hartsburg Standard

Not unlike what's happened to many small rural communities. This structure, likely an old Standard gas station, used to service customers along a popular north-south route in Illinois - Illinois 121. With the creation of a new Interstate 151, connecting I-74 and I-55, many small communities along the way were adversely impacted.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Hartsburg, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Stephen Wilson