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Kaufman-Murfin Garage 301, N. Hwy 101

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.”

[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.]