Millerton, NY Photo and info courtesy Jay Lin
Stop in at the Millerton Diner near the Connecticut border for
a quick chow. Good to see the proud owner keeps it in great shape.
Tom Sawyer Diner
Allentown, PA Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
If you're ever listening to Billy Joel and happen to be out in Allentown,
PA, check out the Tom Sawyer Diner. Yep, ol' Tom Sawyer himself
appears to grace the front of this marquee. 08-01
UPDATE 01/07 : The Tom Sawyer Diner closed in June 2002 due to a new highway bypass. The diner was moved to 2nd Street in Harrisburg and opened for business in March 2006. (Note: Earlier reference to a Tom Sawyer Diner being burned in 9/06 was associated with the diner in Paramus, NJ) Many thanks to Linda Mills for update. 01-07
Oneonta, NY Photo courtesy Jay Lin
Over in Oneonta, NY we can get a bite at the Neptune Diner any
time of the day.
A family restaurant that serves cocktails? I'll have a double vodka martini
my hash browns, please. Hic.
Grand Gorge, NY Photo courtesy Jay Lin
The stainless steel exterior still beckons the hungry traveler. The letters
which adorn the Americana Diner were taken from the closed Great
American supermarket in town. Many thanks to Mike Engle
Wellsville, NY Photo and info courtesy Jay Lin
Always ready for lunchtime patrons is the Modern Diner in Wellsville,
NY. Modern, perhaps 75 years ago, but times have progressed. It has probably
the oldest working neon sign I have ever come across. Check out this close-up of the sign out front.
(Near left) The sign at the Modern Diner
Montreal, Quebec Photo courtesy Jay Lin
In Montreal, Quebec is the Galaxie Diner. The only true stand-alone
stainless steel diner in Canada, the Galaxie broke ground in 1952 and
has been serving happy eaters since. This diner and its neon is still
in pristine shape.
Watertown, NY Photo courtesy Jay Lin
Aside from its neon marquee, the V Diner of Watertown, NY is rather
nondescript. The diner itself appears to be boarded up and painted a saturated