Tour Guides

Tour Guide: Delaware Valley Diners

Tour Guide: Delaware Valley Diners

 This guide was published in conjunction with the SCA's 1993 conference exploring and celebrating the history and culture of the American Diner. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Big D

Tour Guide: Big D

Dallas' roadside treasures are hard to beat! Do you have the map that accompanies these descriptions? Let us know at utba@sca-roadside.org. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Highways to History (Pittsburgh)

Tour Guide: Highways to History (Pittsburgh)

This tour travels between two landmark highways, the Lincoln Highway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike: "Highways to History!" Download PDF
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Tour Guide: The Automobile-Related Environment of New York State

Tour Guide: The Automobile-Related Environment of New York State

This tour begins in downtown Albany, traveling north along the Hudson River to Menands then east along Interstate 90 to East Greenbush. US Route 20 then carries us back into Albany for our journey along NY Route 5 into Schenectady. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Motown Review

Tour Guide: Motown Review

Our 1988 tour found us visiting the home of the American auto industry.  Lots has changed in Detroit since the late '80s, but this tour guide provides a fascinating historic lens. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Baltimore

Tour Guide: Baltimore

Included on this tour are as many sites of commercial archeology interest as could reasonably be crammed into a logical two hour route.
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Tour Guide: Baltimore Walking Tour

Tour Guide: Baltimore Walking Tour

Baltimore has a wealth of sites of interest to the commercial archeologist.  This tour highlights those in the downtown.  After seeing what this area has to offer, we hope you will also explore other parts of the city. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: All Night All-Night Diner Tour (MA & RI)

Tour Guide: All Night All-Night Diner Tour (MA & RI)

This late night tour highlighted one of the last remaining enclaves of traditional diner popularity. Eateries seen represent some of the last and purest remaining diner imagery as it was around the time of WWII, before all kinds of new and compromising stylistic modifications took hold.
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