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Kan-O-Tex Service Station - "Cars" - Galena, KS
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Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
N 37° 04.823 W 094° 38.317
15S E 354350 N 4105045
Quick Description: "One day, we'll get this town back on the map"
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2007 7:23:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM28DX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Jeremy
Views: 574

Long Description:
These are the words spoken by Sally Carrera to Lightning McQueen in the movie "Cars" after Lightning said "Wouldn't be great to have seen this town in its heyday?"

Well a few folks here in Galena,KS sure are trying.

This little place turned out to be one of the best we saw on our trip along the Mother Road. They were in the middle of fixing it up when we pulled up to it.

Galena, KS is where the Pixar folks came across the inpiration for Mater the tow truck. Some of the folks in Galena took the initiative and purchased this old sevice station and restored it.

Now that they've got it almost completed, it's hardly recognizable.

Now people have a place to go to see the inspiration for Mater.
"Cars" even inspired someone from Texas to deck out his 2005 Mustang to look like Lightning McQueen

For more pictures and information see their website here, Link

Movie or TV Show: Cars

Year Released or First Aired: 2,006.00

IMDB Link: [Web Link]

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