Lustron is out of business, and a lot of the prefab houses have been
scrapped.. They even came with built in appliances. A nasty old jerk
that used to post on rec.antiques.radio+phono lived in one. Luckily,
macrosoft killed off Dweeb TV, and he refuses to use a computer.
All made out of recycled, enameled bathtubs no doubt. ;-)
I saw an old gas station being remodled with panels like the
Lustron. It covered the outside of a 50+ year old building. It would
probably have cost them less to build a new building by the time they
took out the wall to the garage area and turned it into a convenience
Have you ever seen one of the prefab Checker's restaurants? They set
it up like a triplewide mobile home and are open a week after the work
Anyone wanting to run for any political office in the US should have to
have a DD214, and a honorable discharge.
It was pretty amazing in that White Castle restaurant kind of way.
Every thing was modular and screwed together, The kitchen cabinets, the
Even the furnace matched and slid into enameled steel ducts.
Paul K. Dickman
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