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Before the development of the convenience store and the concept of self-service gasoline pumps, there were thousands of small gas stations across Kansas that pumped fuel, washed the customer’s windows, checked the oil, repaired tires, sold sandwiches and soda pop, and provided a venue for local men to loaf. 882 more words

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Gasoline below $2 a gallon available at a handful of Palm Beach Co. stations

Looking for gasoline below $2 a gallon? It’s here.

Monday, a few stations in Palm Beach County were selling gasoline at $1.99 for regular, cash price. 296 more words


Palm Beach County gas prices dropping, and trend is expected to continue

Palm Beach County’s average price for a gallon of regular gasoline stands at $2.30 Tuesday, down from $2.34 a week ago and $2.38 a month ago, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. 183 more words


Taking A Desert Turtle For A Ride

My grandmother lived near the Mojave desert in California, in a small town called Ridge crest. I was working as a pump jockey just outside of the naval base. 387 more words

True Stories

abandoned gas pumps

The old gas pumps at the abandoned cafe/gas station in Desert Center, California still stand. They’ve been unused for a long time now — the price on the red pump is 35.9 cents…


Magic at the Service Station

My parents were magicians when they drove into a service station back in the day.

Bells would ring to announce their arrival and a service station attendant dressed in a jumpsuit would appear to grant their every wish. 240 more words

Gasoline prices rise in Hurricane Matthew's wake, supplies back to normal

Pushed up by out-of-whack demand due to Hurricane Matthew, Palm Beach County’s average gasoline price has risen to $2.37 for a gallon of regular Monday from $2.28 a week ago,  and Florida’s average is up 7 cents to $2.21. 559 more words