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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Snyder's Drive-In

Snyder's Drive-In

Snyder's Drive-In Restaurant, Plymouth, Indiana. Started by my grandparents Merton and Jessie Snyder in 1951 as a frozen custard stand. It was the first restaurant to serve pizza in Plymouth. View full size.

Picky

I hate to be picky, but as a long-time member of the Studebaker Drivers Club, I must chime in and mention that this wagon is a 1961. The tailights are much different than a 1962. For those gearheads out there who care!

Down the road apiece

Studebaker wagon is about '62, hasn't made it far from home -- the factory was in South Bend.

 
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