Eckels Drug Store

Eckels Drug Store & Museum 36 East Main Street Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania submitted by “wendyvee” This post features two of my favorite things: a vintage business and a movie location … all in one! Eckles Drug Store is a real vintage treat! Though it’s no longer an operating pharmacy, current owner Barbara Marbain (a granddaughter of Dr. George Eckels) proudly maintains the store...

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign submitted by: “wendyvee” Here are a few signs that I “collected” during rides last summer. While they might not warrant individual posts*, they definitely deserve their time in the spotlight. Dura-Fit Cover Incorporated – 3800 Derry Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A very cool sign … and they are still in business! I passed the Doris Berry...

Haag’s Hotel

Haag’s Hotel 5661 Main Street Shartlesville, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” Just off Interstate 78 – along Old Route 22 “The Hex Highway” – you’ll find the wonderful Haag’s Hotel. On the day that I took these pictures, the restaurant wasn’t open … but I plan to return for one of the “Bikers’ Breakfasts” this summer and...

Virginia’s Merci Train Car

Merci Train Car Virginia War Museum 9285 Warwick Boulevard Newport News, Virginia submitted by: “MikeP” Mike says: Today I found myself down near Newport News, so I stopped by the Virginia War Museum and got a couple pics of their Merci Train Car. wendyvee says: Last May, I posted the Merci Train Car at Fort Indiantown Gap (Click here to visit the Pennsylvania Car). Mike recently found the car...

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