Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Grand Cafe

Alamosa, CO
Where Friends Meet & Eat  -  Best Place to Eat in Colorado
Dine in Comfort  -  Air Conditioned  -  Quality Foods at Popular Prices

Not your typical "dining car" found on the East Coast, but representative of what a kid from the West might associate with the word "diner".

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Beacon Diner

The Largest and Most Modern Single Unit Diner Ever Built
Junction of Routes 29 and 45  -  Hometown, PA  -  between Tamaqua and Hazleton

From a postcard published by Edward I. Plottle Co., Scranton  - "This ultra-modern stainless steel dining car will accommodate 77 persons, and is air conditioned. You may relax and enjoy quality foods, reasonably priced, prepared in our Sanitary Kitchen. Rest Rooms, Parking Space and courteous curb service."