Entering Shoshoni from the west, US-26 becomes E Second
The Greasy Wrench is to the left, at the corner of Main
Street and E Second Street.
Although we were thinking of Signal during our Shoshoni
visit, the derelict “Greasy Wrench” tire and
auto repair shop captured our imagination. One of
Shoshoni’s few remaining businesses, the Greasy
Wrench was disposing of its excess tools at a sidewalk
sale on the day we passed by. Among them was a collection
of tire irons.
Always obtain appropriate permission before entering
“Jack’s truck pulls up to the dirt lot next to
the gas station. A mechanic, tire jack in hand, fiddling
with a car, takes a beer from his buddy, who sits on a
tire nearby. They both watch as Randall gets out of the
truck and walks to his own truck parked in the lot,
waving back at Jack. The mechanic trades glances with his
 Brokeback Mountain
Screenplay, April 16, 2004 white pages with May 5, 2004
blue page revisions, Scene 147a, page 100.