Above the first service station in the world 1907. John McLean of Standard Oil of California in Seattle Washington set up a pump, wood driveway, a canvas canopy and a display of oil products.
Above, The first service station in the world that was designed to be a drive in station open its pumps on 1 December 1913 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Gulf Oil.
This is what the typical curbside gas station was like
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