Petro Dodge City #397's Great Idea: Historic Outhouse

Photo Credit: Keith Wade

One of the ways Petro Dodge City #397 in Hanceville, Alabama, sets itself apart from its competition is by having an historic outhouse in its truckstop.

The idea to add the outhouse was sparked by Operations Manager Keith Wade when reminiscing with an old friend at Petro about a truckstop that had a large grizzly bear in the lobby. The friend shared that one of his cus­tomers was trying to track down that truckstop with the bear that she re­membered from trips to the beach in her youth. “It got me thinking that people remember destination sites and I need to do something,” he shared...

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