Pennsylvania Diners (page 3)

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East Shore Diner
Harrisburg, PA
The East Shore Diner is an L-shaped O'Mahony from around 1952. I believe this is the diner's original location. [map]

American Dream Diner
Harrisburg, PA
The American Dream Diner is a 1953 DeRaffele. It was previously known as the By-Pass Diner. [map]

Harrisburg, PA
Sawyers is a 1962 DeRaffele. The diner, originally located in Allentown, PA (top two rows of photos), closed in 2002 and was scheduled to move to Milwaukee, WI in 2003. However, the deal fell through and plans for Cleveland, and Philadelphia never worked out either. The diner sat for two years in a storage lot with the incredible neon sign laying on the ground near the street. In 2006, the diner was moved to Harrisburg (bottom row of photos) where it reopened as a restaurant and club known as the Tom Sawyer Diner Entertainment Complex. In 2006, I was told that the neon sign was being restored and would be installed in the patio area. The black pole has been there for years. However, as of 2016, the sign is still missing. The diner is now known as Sawyers. It is more of a club now than restaurant. For more, see this website. [map]

Daddypops Diner
Hatboro, PA
Blue Comet Diner
Hazleton, PA
Daddypops Diner is a Mountain View (#356) from 1953. It was originally known as the Hatboro Diner. For more, see this website. [map]

The Blue Comet Diner is a 1957 Mountain View. The exterior is completely hidden behind modern additions. The diner closed in 2011 and was put up for sale in 2012. As of 2016, it remains closed. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former Flo-Inn Cafe
Hershey, PA
The Flo-Inn Cafe is a Valentine diner from 1941. It was originally known as the "Kings-X" restaurant and located in Wichita, KS. It became the Flo-Inn Cafe in 1948, named after the owner Florence Fortnoy. The diner closed in 1983 and was moved to San Diego, CA for awhile. It was then shipped to PA where it was restored and is now on display at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

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