History of Miss Mendon.
I’ve collected information over the web and this is my interpretation of the information I’ve discovered.
Weighed 30,000 lbs., was built by The Worcester Lunch Car and Carriage manufacturing Company in Wocester, Ma.
Thanks for this information Larry.
Delivered to Newport Vermont. May 1950 Titled Miss Newport
Had a menu with full meals $3 to $10
One documented item was the Tuna Pea Wiggle at the Miss Newport Diner is served over the classic accompaniment of
Recipe for Tuna Pea Wiggle
• 1 (6 ounce) can tuna, drained
• 1 (15 ounce) can peas, with liquid
• 3/4 cup evaporated milk
• 2 tablespoons butter
• salt and pepper to taste
• 1 cup all-purpose flour
• 1 quart milk
1. In a medium bowl, stir together the tuna, peas, butter, salt and pepper. In a saucepan, stir together the flour and milk until smooth.
Stir in the tuna mixture, and cook over medium-low heat until thickened, about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour over crackers or
toast to serve.
Once owned by parents of Alan Jordan for 10 years. 1988 1998
Alan is an executive director of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Purchased by Dave Pritchard of Salisbury, Massachusetts in 2003 who own other diners, Ironically the diner was sold
by an owner of another Ford Dealer, Mark Hayes, of Hayes Ford in Newport Vermont to make room for additional
Was also features in an Article in Life Magazine July 1987. Ref. www.2neatmagazines.com/life/1985-89.html
Some people have mistaken this to be Ted's Diner from Milford, but I assure you, it is not. Here is a link of the Old
Ted's Diner. www.ronsaari.com/stockImages/diners/tedsExt.php
Now Kevin is bringing back this wonderful diner and making room to put it back in commission.
Please return to this site and see the progress of Miss Mendon
Progress of Miss Mendon and Surrounding Area
Standard Features presented by
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The Construction of Miss Mendon
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