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Old Posted Apr 6, 2010, 3:47 AM
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post
Ethereal's picture of "The World's Longest Lunch Counter" at the Woolworth's at 431 S. Broadway reminded me of a postcard of the same counter, and of the Chocolate Shoppe nearby at 217 West 6th St.:

I give up on trying to get the pictures to show up here, so here are the links:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/miehana/3217413082

http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Woolwo...s_i884274_.htm

see also: http://www.dinosaursandrobots.com/20...ngeles_25.html
Oh mah gah I must visit those sites now! So very interesting.

As an aside I've already ridden Angels Flight 4 times since it opened a few weeks ago. I try to imagine what it would've been like riding it 70 years ago...
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