Archive For The “Fotomat” Category
FOTOMATTERS BALTIMORE“Getting the shaft isn’t some-thing most people try to do,” Baltimore area manager Max Mil-lion says. “But Fotomat real estate personnel Joe Keough, Joe Seitz, Bob Marslender, and Jack Burdette worked at it for over a year and finally succeeded. Baltimore now has the first Fotomat store housed in an elevator shaft. The small…
Approximate address: 1301 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667 (The Carriage Trade Shopping Center) GPS: 38.73179, -120.78369 Facebook: www.facebook.com/roaringroad.net Fotomat locations map: www.FotomatFans.com/map Views: Google satellite view Google Street view Google Street view 2 Bing Bird’s eye view Bing Streetside
reprinted from BloombergBusiness No other business over the past 15 years has died off with the near-totality of the all-American photo shop. There are now just 190 left by Patrick Clark Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg 9:23 AM PDT April 30, 2015 Wan Lee, owner of OK Photo Studio, still has a few elderly customers who pay…
reposted from Asbury Park Press In 1985, Joseph Barjudinas came here from Lithuania with a vision – that’s it. Now, he’s found his “bread and butter,” and the story is pretty incredible. When I call Joseph Barjudinas on a Friday morning, he spends much of the conversation apologizing. “Hold on Shari, I’m sorry, I have…
Reisterstown Shopping Center (site) 11989 Reisterstown Rd., Reisterstown, MD 21136 39.448946,-76.815645
Approximate address: 304 Redondo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90814 Fotomat locations map: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations Views: Google satellite view Google Street view Google Street view 2 Bing Bird’s eye view Bing Streetside
HAZE-AWAY Headlight Restoration 331 N. Vincent Ave., Covina, CA 91722 Photos by: Jeff Chirino Fotomat locations map: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations Views: Google satellite Google Street View Bing Bird’s eye view Bing street view
Auburn Plaza Shopping Center Auburn, MA – Photos by: John Ames Fotomat locations map: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations Views: Google satellite view Google Street view Bing satellite view Bing street view
Fotomat at Calumet & Chicago in Hammond, Indiana in 1975 Fotomat locations map: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations
Fotomat Custom Series Slide – “Coated with Photogard Protective Coating”
804 Ocean Park Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405 Google Street View
This beautiful model of a Fotomat booth by Thomas Ellifritt is incredibly detailed.
Thanks to Larry Martin for scanning and sharing this old “Fotomat Pro-Video Services – Film-to-Tape Transfer for Specialists in the Audio-Visual Field” brochure.
A Fotomat booth is briefly seen in a driving shot from the TV show “Emergency!” (1972)… and a Google Street View from 2011… If you liked the old TV show “Emergency!”, check out “Station 51” on Movie & TV Locations…
Abandoned Fotomat in the parking lot of the Huntwood Manor shopping center at 187 Harder Rd., Hayward, CA by romleys Google Street view
Huron County Fairgrounds Ticket Booths – by: scottamus Huron County Fairgrounds940 Fair RoadNorwalk, OH 44857(419) 668-0516HuronCountyFair.com GPS: 41.227015, -82.624329
Haight & Shrader – San Francisco, CA 1816 Haight St. San Francisco, CA 94117 GPS: 37.769535, -122.452044 Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Street view: www.bit.ly/YW2SOg Aerial view: www.bit.ly/1zm58Bz Thanks Frank McKown! Fotomat locations map: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations
Newark Square Shopping Center – Newark, CAMap: www.bit.ly/FotomatLocations photo by Charles Hathaway
The Water Tower105 S. Adams Rd.Sand Springs, OK 74063 Google Street View36.13625 -96.100434
1977 KODAK FOTOMAT FILM BOOTH Vintage Print Ad “Fotomat guarantees when they’ll come in and how they’ll come out. When you bring Fotomat or Kodak film in for developing, you get our Picture Pickup Promise. It tells you just how fast your pictures will be ready. We put it in writing. The date and the…
50¢ OFF One one order of Kodacolor Print Processingone day service on most processingquality developing on every orderdrive-thru convenienceopen 7 days a week – 9 to 9(and don’t forget, we also have discount prices on color prints, color slides and sell Kodak Instamatic cameras at cost) G. E. flashcubes and bulbs Polaroid film (Swinger, Colorpak…
Seymour & North St.
6551 Mission Gorge Rd. San Diego, CA 92120 Photo by goldtrout
Dilapidated Fotomat kiosk. — in Dayton, OH.
FOTOMAT 135 color print film – Process C-22 – Made in USA
126 cartridge – ASA 80 – 12 exposures – color print
“Sunset on Fotomat: 1978” by rizzman1953 Bedford Plaza, Bedford, MA – circa 1978. This location later became a video store, but it’s gone now. — in Bedford, MA.
Excerpt from “Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped”: IN 1978 THE FOTOMAT CORPORATION, with its collection of nearly 4,000 drive-through kiosks, viewed itself as a natural fit for a ticketing network. Just as customers could drop off film and return a day later to retrieve finished photos…
photo by: Dan Asnis 4345 US Highway 9 #25 Freehold, NJ 07728
Google Street View: http://bit.ly/Fotomat-Euclid “Euclid Locksmith Service” by Debra Jane Seltzer – March 21, 2008
Choose The Best – Fotomat
Computer Doctor – Broken Arrow 3706 S Elm Pl. Broken Arrow, OK 74011 (918) 451-3536
Stephen Cruise’s art installation at Sheppard Plaza that displays images of the community on screens displayed through portholes in the walls. Bathurst & Sheppard590 Sheppard Ave. W.Toronto, ON M3H, Canada 43.755710, -79.439003 Google Street View
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