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June 13, 2016

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30 cents a gallon in 1955? why so much? I remember 24.9 in 1973.

My Dad owned a small dry cleaning shop in the alley way. He always spoke highly of Mr. Youngson

not to disparage the downtown stations, but they have always been somewhat higher than the neighborhood stations, justifiably so. location, location, location. 2.89 for 87 downtown and 2.37 for east Portland, Arco is 2.37 cash price, but a lot of people say that ARCO is shitty gas. I have never had any problems with it, and west coast gas comes from the same source. What I have been told is that regardless of price, all stations make a minimum of .30 on every gallon they sell, or they cant afford to stay in business.

omg! stop the presses! hold the phone! calling all cars! today is a day that will go down in infamy! UG and I agree on something! I have nearly 400,000 miles mostly on arco gas, with very little problems on my primary car! WOW!

Correction: .30 minimum profit for every dollar in gas they sell.

Gent, I once pulled in behind an unbranded tanker truck on TV highway as it pulled out of the Arco station at Murray Blvd. I followed the truck a short way and it pulled into a Standard station. People will tell you that they only fill up with Standard gasoline because it's the good stuff and Arco gasoline is crap. Really?

John and JIP: LOL!!!

Wow, finally, one of the few pictures when clicked on, actually enlarge enough on this page/site, for better detail.

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