June of 1960: Harold and Doris Stewart bought the Esso Service Station, on the corner of Big Creek Rd. and Ct.Rt.70A. They were open 7 days a wk. 7am - 7pm. Harold worked very hard 7 days a wk. Doris did all the paper work from home, as that was where the office was. At this time they were doing repair work,pumping gas and washing cars. There were no lifts and only cold water to wash cars. Gasoline was .29cents a gallon. By the end of 1960 they had to hire there first full time employee and 1 part time. As Doris stayed at home to raise the family. She would deliver Harolds lunch and dinner to him every day. When the boys got old enough to help They would work after school and on the weekends.
1966: Esso had become a Exxon station, and there was a gas war going on. At this time we had decieded it was time to close on Sundays.
1974: We had bought the Sunoco Service Station, at are current location. 188 Seneca St. Hornell. At this time we took on 2 tow trucks and a indoor carwash. The tow trucks ran 24 hrs a day. Harold would work all day and sometimes all night, just to make sure that you got home safe.
1983: Scott, Harolds youngest son had graduated from the Alfred State college automotive program. In 1984 had gotten married to Debi Clark. He was working for his father part time,until graduation.Then went full time before purchasing the business in 1990.
1990: Scott, Harolds youngest son and his wife Debi had decied to purchase the Station. Alot of things were staring to change with the envermental laws.
1992: Scott had decided to remove the gas pumps and tanks. This was replaced by a three bay carwash and a new indoor automitic wash.
2000: Scott had started selling used cars. At this time we though this would fit in well with the Auto repairs, tow truck and car washes. It also allowed us to stop taking 24hr.towing. allowing more time with the family. Business hrs. went 7am to 5pm.
2002: We decied to build a new office at the shop. His wife started working full time with him at the shop.
2005: Scotts oldest son Brian had come to work full time with us. Youngest son Jason was off to college at Clarkson University.