Snippets of Bay Village History: The gas station that put Bay Village on the map

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  • Bill Blaha at the pumps in front of his gas station on Dover Center Road.

  • William Blaha and Joe Janesuka fix a tire in front of the gas station on Dover Center Road.  Notice all the trees along the road

  • The Blaha gas station was located on Dover Center Road, across from West Oviatt Road.

  • Standard Oil pumps stand on Dover Center Road in front of William Blaha's grocery/butcher shop. The gas station was located behind the brick building.

  • The old gas station on Dover Center Road was in need of major repair to bring it up to current building code and was demolished this year.

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