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Old Posted Jun 3, 2011, 9:59 PM
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I would REALLY like to have that 'motor coaches' sign.


below: A drive-thru grocery store in Los Angeles, March 1949.
Have any of you heard of a drive-in or drive-thru grocery store in the L.A. area?


I'm not sure how this was suppose to work. Did the customer call in their order and then drive through to pick it up?
Did the customer slowly drive through the store and point out the items that they wanted to purchase and then pay at the end?
In the photo above, the driver/customer seems to have gotten out of his car which seems to defeat the whole purpose of a drive-thru grocery store anyway.

Notice the heavy duty stanchions set up so the drivers wouldn't accidentally wipe out the deli counter.

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