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December 1, 1913

Gulf Refinery opens first drive-in filling station in the country

The country's first drive-in filling station was opened by Gulf Refinery on December 1, 1913, ib Pittsburg. It sold 30 gallons of gasoline on opening day at 27 cents per gallon. On the first Saturday the volume increased to 350 gallons.

http://www.gulfoil.com/AboutGulf/100Years.aspx

 

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