Gas station


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Gas station

A retail establishment at which vehicles are serviced, especially with gasoline, oil, air, water, and antifreeze or coolant. They were the first structures built in response to the automobile, and are undoubtedly the most widespread type of commercial building in America.

gas station

A building or stand where fuel for motor vehicles is sold. Facilities for motor vehicle repair are often a part of the station.
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The initial plan to have a tenant operate the gas station ultimately didnt work out.
The number of unlicensed gas stations operating in the capital have increased since 2011 because the government has been preoccupied with other issues, chief among them, combating terrorism and working to re-establish stability," he says.
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs is considering transferring the management of all gas stations from individuals to companies.
He had a chain of 135 gas stations across the Southeast called Golden Gallon that he sold to the grocery store chain Bi-Lo in 2000.
Decades ago, it was common for Fred Meyer stores to be accompanied by a gas station, Merrill said.
Auburn, Millbury and Worcester police officers and a Worcester Police Evidence Recovery Unit van were at the gas station, which remained open for business.
Zere said that, though she has brokered some gas station land sales, like many commercial brokers, she doesn't typically like to work on gas station sites as there's little money in those deals.
We conclude from this model that, at least for this particular gas station, prices did not systematically change in reaction to a particular day of the week.
And the station had something you don't see in any gas station now: a metal pole with an arm attached to it -- a counterbalanced device for a hose that allowed a car owner to pour water into the tank.
and direct feeds from individual gas station chains.
Passion pumps gas while Jasmine stumbles out the car and walks--with a carefree nonchalance that makes Passion sleepy--inside the gas station.
The Guard doesn't let us work," says Rolando, sitting on a sidewalk watching a five-block-long line of cars wait to fill up at a gas station.