Tiny Buc-ee’s is no longer in West Texas

For many Texans, Buc-ee’s is a beloved gas station known for its clean restrooms and beaver nuggets.

Buc-ee’s is also known for its Texas-sized locations, but one Buc-ee’s in West Texas is quite the opposite.

A little Buc-ee’s popped up last week along US 90, just east of Marathon, Texas, according to a report from KSAT’s sister station in Houston, KPRC.

Despite the bright yellow Beaver logo, the little brick building isn’t actually a Buc-ee’s at all. In fact, it’s just a small building that an artist depicted to look like the Texas-based gas station chain.

There are no Buc-ee’s locations in West Texas, but that did not stop people from sharing their excitement for the art installment on social media.

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Now, do not pack up your car and go check it out just yet. As of Friday, the tiny Buc-ee’s is gone, according to Texas Monthly.

The Visit Marathon Texas Facebook page also confirmed the Buc-ee’s signage had been removed.

The artist, who has chosen to remain anonymous, told Texas Monthly, “I assume the shift to e-commerce and higher gas prices probably forced it to close.”

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