What can be more Americana than a classic 1949 Silk City Vintage diner? After a 700 mile trip from Locust and East 11th street in Ottawa Ohio, the diner was placed on the intersection of Route 119 and 202 in Rindge New Hampshire.
New owner Tim Halliday was quoted in the Ohio Lima News
There’s no place to have breakfast in my town,” Halliday said “I’ve always liked diners over restaurants, so I have been looking to buy one.”“There’s no place to have breakfast in my town,” Halliday said “I’ve always liked diners over restaurants, so I have been looking to buy one.”
There is a great writeup of the move in the May 30th edition of the Monadnock Ledger Transcript.
I’m looking forward for the opportunity of having bacon, eggs and hash browns when the presidential hopefuls show up and look for a photogenic diner. This one fits the bill.
|It appears they are going to recreate the original configuration of the diner.
Photo taken Jul 15 2013
Scheduled to open in Fall of 2013
|Hope I can find some Andrews Sisters on the jukebox|
|Think of how many movies feature scenes in the diner, sometime at the counter sometimes at the booth.|
|One of our Presidential Primary traditions is watching diners for migrating candidates.
Here’s Senator Obama in 2007 making an obligatory visit to the Peterborough Diner.