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Burger Joints Midwest

 

Burger Boy
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Check out the Burger Boy joint here, an old classic burger stand.

 

 

Jobee's Hamburgers
Fort, MI
Photo courtesy Mike Engle

Hmm..., another one is Jobee's of Fort, MI.

 

 

 

 

Dari-Castle
Gary, IN
Photo courtesy Tony Craig


Here's the Dari-Castle hamburger joint. This Gary, IN institution features a roadside marquee that has become faded over the years. Unfortunately, this Dari-Castle is now closed to roadside business.

(Far left) The classic sign for the Dari-Castle in Gary, IN

(Near left) A shot of the view as you come up to the Dari-Castle

 

 

Chuck A Burger
St Louis, MO
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Welcome to Chuck A Burger (Yes, with a capital 'A'!) of St. Louis, Missouri. The sign says its been here at the "cruisin' capitol of the Midwest" since 1957.

 

 

Holland's Burgers (Demolished)
Chicago, IL
Photo and info courtesy Don Gardner

Sadly, Holland's Hamburgers was recently torn down from its location on West Roosevelt Road in Chicago. The sign stood for many years on an empty lot but almost certainly made it to the scrap yard before it could be saved. This sign still advertises 15 cent hamburgers!

 

 

15 cent Burgers
Indianapolis, IN
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

Traveling through Indianapolis and hungry for a quick bite? Well, how about this sign that says 15 cent hamburgers? The only problem is, there is no building to go with it.

 

 

Peppy's Grill
Indianapolis, IN
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

Peppy's Grill in Indianapolis fits the slot of neighborhood burger stand.

Check out the single dining table and umbrella by the curb.

 

 

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