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Sandy's Hamburgers

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The Sandy's Hamburgers chain was established in Peoria, IL in 1958. By 1968, the company had 100 locations. In 1972, there were 240 locations when the company merged with Hardees. By 1973, 90 percent of the Sandy's locations had changed over to the Hardees name. The signs and buildings were changed as well. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Topeka, KS
This former Sandy's Hamburgers was built in 1967. It now houses Scrapbooks Etc. The original plaid tile remains on the outside of the building. The counter inside is also original. For more, see this website.

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Negaunee, MI
former Sandy's Hamburgers
Wichita, KS
This former Sandy's Hamburgers sign is the last one known to exist. It was originally located in Marquette, MI. When Sandy's closed in 1973, the sign was moved here and adapted for the C&P Lounge. Only the message board and the topper with the dancing girl were saved. At some point the girl's plaid outfit was painted brown. The building now houses Pasquali's Pizza & Pub and the sign remains. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

This former Sandy's Hamburgers in Wichita was built in the late 1960s. The building is now occupied by Xado, an engine additive supplier. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Garland, TX
This former Sandy's Hamburgers was built sometime between 1968 and 1973. The building now houses Hyatt Imports, a used car dealership. The plaid tile still remains on the sides of the building. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Salina, KS
This former Sandy's Hamburgers now houses the La Jerezana Mexican store. It was built around 1962. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Fort Worth, TX
This former Sandy's Hamburgers was built in 1964. It was later used as a Hardee's restaurant and is now used as a laundromat. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Muskogee, OK
This former Sandy's Hamburgers now houses an AAA Travel & Insurance office.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Fayetteville, AR
This former Sandy's Hamburgers now houses Mr. Burger. This Sandy's opened between 1969 and 1971. Much of the original interior is also intact. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Brainerd, MN
This former Sandy's Hamburgers now houses Mickey's Pizza & Subs. It was built by 1969. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Addison, IL
This former Sandy's Hamburgers was probably built in 1963. The building now houses the Taqueria La Herradura restaurant. For more, see this website.

former Sandy's Hamburgers
Coraopolis, PA
former Sandy's Hamburgers
Lodi, CA
This former Sandy's Hamburgers in Coraopolis opened in the mid-1960s. The building now houses Selma's Texas Barbecue. The original tile at the back of the building has been painted over. For more, see this website.

This former Sandy's Hamburgers in Lodi opened in 1969. The building has housed Fast Auto and Payday Loans since around 2012. It housed Wild Doggz, a hot dog place, before that.

former Sandy's Hamburgers headquarters
Kewanee, IL
This Sandy's Hamburgers headquarters was built in 1968. Kewanee was the hometown of the founders of the chain. When Hardees took over the chain, they continued using this building as their headquarters until 1978. The tile mosaics also appear in the interior of the building. The building was owned by the Open Arms Community Church when these photos were taken in 2009. Since 2011, it has housed the Sandbur Tack & Western Wear store. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

More Sandy's Hamburgers:
Sandy's (Tucson, AZ)
Sandy's (Louisville, KY) [gone]
Hardee's (Rochester, MN) [gone]
Zandy's (Great Falls, MT)
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