Re: gas stations of the richmond

02/04/06 - posted by John Martini

I also remember a station on the southeast corner of 25th and Geary that featureed a big mural painted on an adjacent building. It showed a cartoon Native American on a horse dragging a car through the desert and stating something incredibly un-PC like "Ugh. Need-um water?"

That mural was my landmark for years as I headed south on 25th towards the wilds of Westlake. Even as an unenlighted teen, though, I somehow knew that just wasn't right.




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