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Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Old Gas Station

 
 
The Old Gas Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 5, 2012
1. The Old Gas Station Marker
Inscription.  From three livery stables in the late 1800's to three gas stations in the 1900's, Upper Lake kept up with current modes of transportation. Greyhound bus had a depot in Upper Lake and there was at one time three car dealerships in town. There were plans to bring the railroad into Lake County from Santa Rosa. The "Highland Pacific Railroad” would have come to Upper Lake on an extension from Lakeport.
 
Location. 39° 9.821′ N, 122° 54.653′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is on Main Street near First Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diamond Match Lumber Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); The West Side of Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Drug and Prescription Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Upper Lake (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); League's Store
The Old Gas Station and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 5, 2012
2. The Old Gas Station and Marker
The marker is visible here to the right of the door.
(about 300 feet away); The Livery Stable (about 400 feet away); Upper Lake (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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