“The nearest house or filling station is at least a mile up the road,” volunteered Penny.
"But you'll have to meet me at Carter's filling station," she cautioned.
Well, she went either to the restroom or into the filling station.
Finally, soaked and muddy, they reached the filling station.
In Quito the others found a filling station, the operator of which agreed to send out a truck to the monoplane to fill the tanks.
“That was sure some storm,” he remarked to the filling station man.
Now, it seemed necessary that he and Landy ride down to the filling station seeking news of the missing ones.
Already the trucker was starting to pull away from the filling station.
No cops had seen that the gray sedan which had driven into Burkey's filling station had come out a blue sedan.
“This is a regular cloudburst,” the filling station attendant remarked, watching the rain pelt against the window.
A very small town; jerkwater town (1940s+)