Downtown Needles, CA: Closed gas station slowly opens up under new name.
A closed gas station that use to be called “Valero” is back open under the name “American Gasoline” at the intersection of J Street and West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California.
The gas station has been closed for over a year and well closed, the property sat there empty well dust and trash collected up and trespassers breaking into the building and causing damage inside.
But in the last few weeks, people have been seen cleaning up the inside and outside of the the property, getting the gas tanks inspected, installing lightning, and as on Wednesday, November 19th, 2015, the gas station is open selling gasoline only.
Work is still going on inside and around the property, including cleaning up the inside of the restrooms messed up by trespassers and fixing up a portion of an overhang roof siding over the east end gasoline pumps that was damaged by a hit and run big rig truck who hit the portion of an overhang roof siding on Thursday, December 6th, 2012.
Hours of operation are still being worked on and the gas station is excepting cash only at this moment until the credit card machine are activated.