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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Earl’s Westland –

October 7, 1965 marked the Grand Opening of the new Earl’s Westland Gas Station at 5th Avenue and Third Street NE. This was the only drive-through service station convenient to all of Minot’s industrial and commercial area. Earl Jordahl was the proprietor and had been with Westland Oil for 18 years. The station featured a two post 20,000 pound truck lift and a 20X50 foot truck service area. Earl’s Westland also feature both gasoline and diesel pumps. During the grand opening free gifts were given out including orchids for the ladies and balloons for the kids. Also free coffee and donuts for all. A 46 oz. can of HI-C drink for 15 cents with 8 gallons of gas. This location is now the home to Taxi 9000 on the north side of the Third Street Overpass

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