Northern Wyoming Daily News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

By John Davis

The 10th Street service stations


February 7, 2017

In addition to all the gas stations on main street in Worland in the 1950s, there were still more found on 10th Street and further north. Following a hypothetical driver coming from Thermopolis, such a driver could take a left at 10th Street and Big Horn Avenue and head north.

The first gas station he’d see would be on the left, approximately the same location as a current motel located on Robertson Avenue and on the east side of 10th. There, Harold Schmidt ran a Chevron station. Across the street and a little further north, where the Subway is now located, was Earl Varney’s Mobil stati...

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