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Jax Truckee Diner

 
 
Jax Truckee Diner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
1. Jax Truckee Diner Marker
Inscription. Originally built in October 1948 by Kullman Diner Co. Newark, New Jersey and shipped to West Chester, PA. known as the “Birmingham Grill” where it continually operated until purchased by the Carey Family in 1992. On July 26, 1995 the diner arrived in Truckee, California. No other diner of its size and class had ever been trucked across the continent. After extensive restoration the diner was re-opened to the public on December 7, 1995.
 
Location. 39° 19.639′ N, 120° 11.033′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of West River Street and Old Brockway Road, on the right when traveling west on West River Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10144 West River Street, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Schaffer (within shouting distance of this marker); Truckee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Truckee (about 400 feet away); Theodore Dehone Judah (about 400 feet away); First Log Cabin (about 600 feet away); Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling
Jax Truckee Diner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
2. Jax Truckee Diner Marker
(about 700 feet away); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 700 feet away); Old Truckee Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
 
Also see . . .  Philly News - Diner on the Move. (Submitted on December 20, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Jax Truckee Diner image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
3. Jax Truckee Diner
This is the Birmingham Diner at its original Location - Post Card image. Click for full size.
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4. This is the Birmingham Diner at its original Location - Post Card
First location of the Birmingham Grille (Truckee Diner) image. Click for full size.
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5. First location of the Birmingham Grille (Truckee Diner)
The Birmingham Grille at its first location NW corner of Route #1 & Route # 202, Concord Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania c. 1950
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on October 18, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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