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Carrs-Safeway Building New Gas Station
Ketchikan, Alaska
Photos by Chris Wilhelm


January 25, 2003
Saturday - 10:40 am


Ketchikan, Alaska - Carrs-Safeway is building a gas station on its parking lot near Westside Service. The main contractor is a Washington state based company, Granite Petroleum, who has hired local sub-contractors to build the new station.

Workers make forms from rebar to insert into corrugated pipe.
Photo taken Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003


The corrugated pipe, turned vertical in this photo, will then be placed in holes in the ground and filled with cement as foundations for the posts for the cover over the pump area.
The new Carrs-Safeway station will be located just across from Westside Service.
Photo taken Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003


Digging holes for the foundation. Spots on the photo are rain drops...
Photo taken Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003



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