Kaufman-Murfin Garage 301 – N. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075

 

At the corner of Estrella and 101, a gas station was run by Kaufman and Murfin.  Eric Murfin was a mechanic who oversaw the car repairs and the gasoline sales.  Later Murfin bought out Kaufman and renamed the garage “Murfin’s Automotive Service.”

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[sources:  Early Solana Beach, Recollections by George C. Wilkens & Robert “Chuckles” Hernandez as told to Jim Nelson, 2002 and Solana Beach, Forty Years of Progress, 1922-1962, April, 1962]