Created 6-Feb-11
Modified 6-Feb-11
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The original A & W Root Beer joint was built by Ray Allen back in 1919 or thereabouts. In California. In Lodi, CA. During the Prohibition days, he created a saloon style bar, using cold mugs of his secret recipe root-flavored drink and called it Root Beer. It worked and became a success over the years.

The present building in Lodi (not the original) will be re-modeled later this month. The car hop area will be history, so I thought it a good time to record the soon-to-be old building.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Hanging Out
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Keywords:A&W, burger, carhop, diner, drive-in, hamburger, rootbeer, vintage

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