Cities Service Station

Reinberger's service station, located at the corner of Main and Duff streets, specializes in Cities Service petroleum products.  It is owned and operated by Edward H. Reinberger, who has been in the business since June of 1952.  Prior to that time, Reinberger was with the Allen Motor company for eight years in the service department.  A resident of Ames for the past 28 years, he was in the lubrication section at Allen's and was assistant shop foreman.  Reinberger is a veteran of World War II, in service with the army.

Reinberger's carries the complete line of Cities Service products, including gasoline, motor oils, tires, batteries, lubricants and other various related automotive items.  The station's services include such things as complete lubrications of all models and makes of automobiles, tire repair, battery service, car washing and minor auto repairs.

cities Service features the new "5-D Premium Gasolene" with five-dimensional performance, including anti-carbon, extra-high octane, anti-rust, anti-stalling and upper-cylinder lubrication features.  The company also produces a five-dimensional motor oil, the new "5-D Koolmotor 10W-30" which is perfect for use in every season.


Reinberger's is an affiliate of the AAA Road Service, handling emergency service such as tire repair and gasoline supply.

A special service to patrons given by Reinberger's is Gold Bond Stamps.  These stamps are redeemable for wonderful merchandise items of all types with choices ranging from household appliances and kitchen ware to sporting goods and toys fro the children.  A Gold Bond stamp is given for each 10 cents of purchase.

Reinberger is helped in his business by his wife, Delores.  The firm also employs two part-time attendants.  Mr. and Mrs. Reinberger are the parents of two girls, Mary Kaye, 11, and Peggy Ann, 8.  The family belongs to the Bethesda Lutheran church.

Backed by years of automotive service experience, coupled with the quality of the Cities Service products, Reinberger's can give the drivers of the Ames trade area the best in service for better driving.