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It began as a Regal gas station—it gave Green Stamps and was just down the hill from the Green Stamp redemption store—and was favored by high schoolers who wanted to stretch gasoline dollars. After half a century of operation under one name or another, this station on the southwest corner of Keystone and Fourth has shut down. It is within sight of the Keystone Shopping Plaza, an early Reno shopping center that was plowed under this past summer.

It began as a Regal gas station—it gave Green Stamps and was just down the hill from the Green Stamp redemption store—and was favored by high schoolers who wanted to stretch gasoline dollars. After half a century of operation under one name or another, this station on the southwest corner of Keystone and Fourth has shut down. It is within sight of the Keystone Shopping Plaza, an early Reno shopping center that was plowed under this past summer.

Dennis Myers