|Ohio Diners (page 1)|
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|Somer's Diner is an O'Mahony from 1938. It previously operated as Ruthie & Moe's Diner until it closed in 2006. In 2007, the diner was renovated and reopened as Somer's Diner. This photo is from 2009. In 2010, the diner was closed again and boarded up. By 2012, the panels and stainless steel were removed. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.|
|The Emerald Diner is a "Monarch style" O'Mahony from 1939. It is appropriately located in an Irish-American town. It was previously known as Burt's Diner when it operated in Norwich, CT. It was remodeled by O'Mahony in the 1950s and was there for about 40 years. When it closed in the mid-1980s, it sat for about ten years in a cornfield. In 1994, the diner was rescued by James P. Marsh and moved here. It was fully restored and then opened in 1995. It has the original checkered tile floors, scalloped stainless steel back wall, and mahogany ceilings. In 2012, the diner was badly damaged by a fire. The owner hopes to restore it. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.|
|Steel Trolley Diner
|The Steel Trolley Diner is an O'Mahony from 1955. I believe it has always been at this location. For more, see this website.|
|Crosser Dinette [gone]
The Crosser Dinette is a 1940 Sterling (their non-streamline "Dinette" model - one of only 4 left). It opened around 1944 and was owned by John Howard "Wimpy" Crosser and his wife. They also owned an adjacent gas station. Crosser ran the gas station while his wife ran the diner. When the Crossers moved west around 1974, the building changed hands. It had been for sale since 1996 and closed since at least 2002. In 2008, the roof began to collapse and the panels were removed. It is hoped that the diner will be reassembled someday, possibly near St. Louis, MO. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.
This abandoned diner is a Brill from the 1930s. It went by the names of The Diner, Sherrick's Diner and Peg's Diner until it closed around 1971. After that, it was painted orange and black and served as the office for V-Tech, a motorcycle repair business. Around 2003, the diner was painted white and used as a consignment shop known as The Treasure Chest. I believe the building has been vacant since 2008.
|This 1959 Kullman was about to reopen as the LA Diner when these photos were taken in 2010. As of 2012, the sign remains white. This diner has had many owners and names over the years including George's Diner, Nick's Diner, Bill & Mary's Diner, and the City Diner.|
|The Pearl Club nightclub occupies a Mountain View diner from around 1954. This diner was originally installed here in the late 1980s and operated as The Diner on St. Clair. Around 2006, it was converted into the nightclub. In 2009, Club Vex took over the space. For more, see this website.|
|The Harley Diner is located at the South East Harley-Davidson dealership. The diner was produced by Worcester (#796) in 1946. It is located inside the showroom and functions as a café. It was originally known as Leo's Diner and located in Rochester, NH. For more, see this website.|
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