Wabaunsee County native Eddie Meinhardt is seen pumping gas at his first filling station in Paxico, Kansas in this view dated 1956. Meinhardt spent nearly a half a century as a leading businessman in Paxico, operating his gas stations, antique stores and a campground. The Paxico Rock Island depot is visible in the background. Photo courtesy the Eddie Meinhardt family.

Eddie Meinhardt’s Filling Station, Paxico, Kansas

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