|Massachusetts Diners (page 3)|
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|Kenny's Diner [gone]
Kenny's Diner is a Worcester, built around 1928. It was originally installed in Roxbury, MA where it was known as Baldwin's Diner. It was moved to Charlestown, MA in 1945. Around 1955, it was brought here and renamed Kenny's Diner. It had been abandoned for many years and the interior was gutted. This photo is from 2010. It was demolished in 2014.
Charlie's Diner is a Worcester (#720) from 1934. It was originally known as O'Neil's Diner. It became Al's Diner in 1953. It had been Charlie's Diner since 2008. By 2017, it was known as the Cavallo Restaurant and Diner. For more, see this website. [map]
|Tim's Diner is a Silk City (#4921) from 1949. This is its original location. The brick was added after damage from two car accidents. [map]|
|The Club Diner is a Worcester (#703), built in 1933. For more, see this website. [map]|
|Arthur's Paradise Diner
|Arthur's Paradise Diner is a Worcester (#727) from 1937. It is famous for its Boot Mill Sandwich. For more, see this website. [map]|
|Four Sisters Owl Diner
|The Four Sisters Owl Diner is a Worcester Semi-Streamliner (#759) from 1940. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This was originally the Monarch Diner when it was located in Waltham, MA. It was moved here in 1951. In 2009, a larger vestibule was added to the front of the diner. The sign was also restored in 2009 (left photo from 2004; right photo from 2010). The sign originally had neon. The interior features its original orange porcelain enamel and tile and dark green upholstered booths. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
|Trolley Pizzaria is not a real diner but I'll include it here anyway. "Real" diners were prefabricated and never used as train dining cars or trolleys. They were shipped from the diner manufacturer in one piece and installed at their locations. The Trolley Pizzaria was built in Salisbury, MA in the late 1940s to look like a Sterling Streamliner diner. Some of the equipment and stools were purchased from Worcester, a diner manufacturer. The faux diner operated originally as Evans' Streamliner. In 1956, it was moved to Lowell where it operated as "Bryer's Streamliner". Around 1981 when it was known as the Gorham Street Diner, the building was remodeled to look like a trolley car. It became the Trolley Pizzaria at that time. For more, see this website. [map]|
|The Capitol Diner is a Brill from 1928. This is believed to be the last operating Brill diner in the country. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The diner was originally known as the "Miss Lynn Diner". When it changed hands in 1938, it was renamed to refer to the Capitol Theatre across the street which is now gone. For more, see this website. [map]|
|Apple Tree Diner
|The Apple Tree Diner is a Worcester (#641) from 1929. It was located in Dedham, MA until 1981. It has been privately owned since 1988. For more, see this website.|
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