Vintage diner & patrons (1940s)

My grandfather was a carpenter/general contractor in San Francisco, and these three photos of this diner/coffee shop were in his portfolio. I don’t have any other information about the images, but my best guess (based on clothing and other items in the pictures) is that they were taken in the late 1940s. – NJP

A sailor and his gal having a meal

Note the fantastic vintage Solotone Jukebox speakers on the wall at each table. (Click on the photo to see a larger version.)

 

Diner overview

Another Navy man is seated at a table — and note the hat stand with a fedora, a sailor cap and fur stole. (Click on the photo to see a larger version.)

The bar area

Here’s the long bar with soda dispensers, milkshake blenders, what looks like a line of dessert bowls. (Click on the photo to see a larger version.)

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