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Free Gas, Gas Thieves, and Gas Wars

The following is one of a series of continuing article on the Great Depression by local historian of that era, Wilbur Bush.

Upon the arrival of the 1930’s, many cars appeared on the scene which created a need for many gas stations. Northwest Missouri and Gallatin weren’t exceptions. This new demand for fuel provided an open door for fuel provided an open door for gas thieves. In August 1930, thieves

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