First Purpose-Built Gas Station

First Purpose-Built Gas Station


St Louis, Missouri (MO), US
Seattle disputes this, but according to Wikipedia, the world's first purpose built gas station was constructed in St. Louis, Missouri in 1905 at 412 S. Theresa Avenue.

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kjfitz picture
@ 2011-01-07 14:05:05
Very nice. Thanks. These are the kinds of posts I really like in VGT.
jbottero picture
@ 2011-01-11 00:08:43
Yes, I really like these finds too, they're like little nuggets of gold.

I spend a lot of time trolling the maps and occasionally looking up interesting things tat lead to a great find like this, but they are rare...

I use a lot of maps in my work, I'm kind of a nut for sat and topo maps...

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