Friday, March 16, 2012

Car Wash, Lalor Street, South Trenton



Car Wash, Lalor Street, South Trenton

I remember many folks washing their cars and polishing them
up themselves in the old Burg days. The closest car wash to
the Burg was this one on Lalor Street. The next closest one
was on South Broad near Independence Mall:)

10 comments:

JoeZ said...

Mack: Drove my car through there many a times. They did a good job no complaints.

JoeB said...

Ralph:
What was this building before the car wash. All I remember it being a factory. I also remember someone telling their was a car barn somewhere in the area.

Mack said...

Hi JoeB & JoeZ :))

I do not know what was near it..I remember hearing about the car barn too:))

By the way JoeB you were right about the bank on Chambers Street in Franklin Park.. it was never an Old Borough or Roma Savings :))

RALOH LUCARELLA said...

HI GANG....I BELIEVE THAT BUILDING WAS USED AS A SKATING RINK IN THE EARLY YEARS. REGARDS.

JoeB said...

Ralph:
I believe the skating rink was next door.

RALPH LUCARELLA said...

IT SEEMS I RECALL TROLLEY CARS AND LATER TRENTON TRANSIT USING IT AS A BUS TERMINAL. BUT THAT COULD HAVE BEEN AFTER THE SKATING RINK.

Mike said...

My Dad would get his Chrysler Imperial washed every Sunday after church.It was next to the roller rink.They used to hide the new model Chryslers back in the 50's. My dad bought a new one every year and they let him get a sneak peak.

Barb P said...

I spent my share of time at Capital Roller Rink and remember the tomato smell from Stokley's in the fall.

Joe Fabiano said...

Loved the small windows that kids could see the cars getting washed. The roller rink we went to was next door....wasn't the Champale factory down the street?

Joe Fabiano said...

Loved the small windows that kids could see the cars getting washed. The roller rink we went to was next door....wasn't the Champale factory down the street?