Grostenquin, France

Auto Club &
Esso Gas Station

The following detail has been extracted from a 1957 copy of the "Be a Good Canadian Overseas" booklet.

An Esso service station is located on the base where minor repairs, greasing and washing is carried out.

Anti-freeze, gas and oil may be purchased there and a stock of tires, tubes and limited spare parts are available. Any items not in stock may be specially ordered.

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  1. Remains of the Auto Club/Service Centre - October 1984.
    Courtesy Larry Clark.

    2 Wing Grostenquin is closed in July 1964

  2. Extracts from 2 Wing Historical Reports pertaining to the Auto Club.
    Courtesy National Archives of Canada.

  3. The service station on the airfield - October 1961.
    Courtesy Raymond Parker.

  4. 2 (F) Wing Service Station - May 1960.
    Courtesy Michel "Mike" Fleury.

  5. Esso Service Station - June 1957.
    Courtesy Lucien St-Hilaire.

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Updated: February 21, 2005