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April 20, 2017

What became of America's Drive-Thru Fotomat?


Once upon a time, in an era when mankind had to wait an unimaginable 24 hours to see how holiday snaps and selfies had turned out, there was -- the trusty Fotomat. A bright and compact little kiosk easily recognizable by its pyramid-shaped gold-coloured roof, usually positioned in a large parking lot outside a strip mall, at its peak in the early 80s, there were over 4,000 Fotomats throughout North America. - - Messy Nessy

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 20, 2017 10:22 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Ours is now a taco stand. Nico's. Really good, too.

Posted by: Leslie at April 20, 2017 2:40 PM

My SIL still does that. Has a $600 Canon Rebel, takes a hundred pix of the grandkids than hauls ass to the local walmart and mills about waiting for them to deliver the goods then she hauls ass back to the party to disperse copies. Yeah, crazy man.

Posted by: ghostsniper at April 20, 2017 7:17 PM

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