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jamesr
01-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Hi,
I found this nice photo of Leo's Malt Shop in downtown Stillwater, MN.
It looks like it could have been taken 'back in the day.' Does anyone ever go there?
Click on photo to enlarge.
Maybe they serve root beer, huh Milaca?

Jim R.

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2R5
01-09-2014, 09:29 AM
and those wide whites , dont think I ever remember seeing them on that late a model when I was a kid.

evilhawk
01-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Is it just me or does it look like it has the golden hawk style hood scoop?

Alan
01-09-2014, 10:12 AM
What I liked was the Chocolate Sodas with Vanilla Ice Cream.

2R5
01-09-2014, 10:12 AM
Is it just me or does it look like it has the golden hawk style hood scoop?

Looking at it again , it does look like a hardtop !

53k
01-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Looking at it again , it does look like a hardtop !
That was my first reaction too, but in blowing up the picture you can barely see the post.
The whitewalls are too wide for '61. They were 2 1/4-inch originally.

candbstudebakers
01-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Looks to be a coupe with a 58 hawk grille badge and stock hood but with speedster wires and I think that some of the 61's were all one color or at least could be ordered that way, just my guess.

dean pearson
01-09-2014, 11:04 AM
See the store to the left! Glad that's not my last name.

Cool picture tho.

Dean.

jamesr
01-09-2014, 11:48 AM
Dean and others,
40 - 50 years ago we had a polka band here in the Minnesota area called Whoopee John. I believe I
am correct that John's last name was Wohlfahrt. Needless to say people used that in describing
when the band will play, If you get my drift.

Jim R.

jamesr
01-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Just decided I better GOOGLE Whoopee John. His name was actually spelled Wilfahrt.
So, there ya go.

Jim R.

52hawk
01-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Seems to me I just saw pictures of that '61 recently-too bad I can't remember where,but i do remember seeing the '58 grille emblem,and the wheel covers.

JimK
01-10-2014, 12:36 AM
Looks like a nice place. Here it is in streetview:

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Main and Chestnut in Stillwater.

candbstudebakers
01-10-2014, 01:20 AM
I remember when Stillwater didn't have a stop light, left that area in 1959

jamesr
01-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Hi,
After looking at that street view, I'm having suspicions that the Studebaker
has been photoshopped onto this image. If so, they sure did a good job IMHO.

Jim R.

TXmark
01-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Growing up on the east side of St.Paul and with my fathers home town of Turtle Lake WS. I went through Stillwater many times as a boy in the 60's. I don't remember leo's malt shop. I do remember going through one of the towns on the way to Turtle Lk. and stopping at DQ for a cone, many times

BShaw
01-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Hi,
I found this nice photo of Leo's Malt Shop in downtown Stillwater, MN.
It looks like it could have been taken 'back in the day.' Does anyone ever go there?
Click on photo to enlarge.
Maybe they serve root beer, huh Milaca?

Jim R.

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Jim, that's not a vintage photo per se. Don't know what year it would have been taken but no earlier than the late nineties is my guess as there is another photo from another angle by the same guy that shows a late model Dodge Ram pickemup in the background. Anyhoo, it's that excellent all red 61 that Todd Langenfeld owns (or owned). Here's a link to that other photo:

http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/leos-grill-and-malt-shop-stillwater?select=8oPM9mCtsrSg695BX0yH2w#EtRP0Tm4c3n6q-KqIuPbsQ

Here's a color pic of Todd's nice 61:
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BTW, I can say from experience that a chocolate malt at Leo's is a great way to pass the time when the wife wants to shop the many boutique stores in downtown Stillwater!

Milaca
01-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Hi,
I found this nice photo of Leo's Malt Shop in downtown Stillwater, MN.
It looks like it could have been taken 'back in the day.' Does anyone ever go there?
Click on photo to enlarge.
Maybe they serve root beer, huh Milaca?

Jim R.

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May as well head up highway 95 to the Mug drive-in at Taylors Falls for that rootbeer. ;)