Modern Oasis, RaceTrac, Gas Station and more

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Like a lighthouse on the ocean shore, gas stations light up the side of the highways.

It the US, these are not only source of fuel, but you can eat in a restaurant, buy spare tire, scuba diving gear, any electronic device you imagine. Junk food, pop and coffee are a given. You can take shower, shave! There is really seems to be no limit.

I have seen truck drivers buying tons of Christmas gifts for their kids! Makes sense!!!

Most American gas stations on major highways are equiped like a super store. RaceTrac is just an example.

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Comments (99)

Salinos No Views on April 23, 2012

A truly fascinating night shot, great composition.


Best wishes from Bremen,


Pavel Culek on April 24, 2012

good night shot, liked77, hezký den do Kanady, zdravím Pavel

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on April 24, 2012

Buena foto y perspectiva. LIKE 78

senmax on April 25, 2012

Very nice photo. Like.

Michele Cassani on April 25, 2012


interetsing night view.

I only buy good beer and lottery tickets!!!!


ciao, Michele (L)

Tomros on April 26, 2012

Good beer, you may not have luck here. American piss water is the term best applied.

Lottery tickets, lot of choice, but if you still buying, then you are not rich yet!!!!

khoi tranduc on April 26, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

Michael Bilodeau on April 27, 2012

You know Tom,'s amazing how something that's not exactly pretty such as a modern gas station or fast food can make some pretty cool pictures at night, this one is probably already linked to Recatrack since it's a pretty good picture. L-82 Michael :)

Tomros on April 27, 2012

Not linked yet, I just checked.

I just stopped here, as I needed gas, but then took out my tripod and shot this station from several corners. This one turned out best.

The spillage is just water, as they were cleaning the floor.

We have up north only few such a full service stations.

Kai Kitsada on April 27, 2012

great shot.................F6 + L83

Joan Crits on April 30, 2012 for the beasts.

J.T.H on May 5, 2012

Fantastic night capture, nicely composed shot!


Best wishes, Tamás

Adem Dogan on May 13, 2012

Modern and High Quality Night Picture with Fantastic Perspective.


Best Wishes. Adem Dogan

Ulli Koch on May 20, 2012

Perfect night shot, great colors!

Best Regards


Ngo Minh Truc on May 22, 2012

L88 > excellent night shot! a beautiful photo! Greetings

Antoni F. on November 20, 2012

magníficos los contrastes, un trabajo estupendo, LK

BritPlom on November 27, 2012

Thay have a great busines sense!


Greetings, François

Sebastian Hoeher on January 31, 2014

Cool 7/96

Jotka23 on September 24, 2014

Witaj - UWAGA - Walcz o Panoramio bo Google chce zniszczyć! Podpisz koniecznie petycję i ratuj nas wszystkich i naszych kolegów z Panoramio! Koniecznie prześlij dalej. Pozdrawiam Jan

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  • Uploaded on April 1, 2012
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    by Tomros
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/08 20:13:11
    • Exposure: 0.040s (1/25)
    • Focal Length: 4.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.400
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash