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Valentine Diner

E. Butte St., Sanders, AZ

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This is a 1946, 8 stool Valentine Diner. A small entry shed was added to the diner at some time in the past. This little diner has moved around a bit starting out in Holbrook then moving to St. Johns before finally being relocated to this spot, that's about 109 miles.

The 66 Diner on E. Butte Street is one block east of US Highway 191 in Sanders.

GPS: 35.209772, -109.328532

There wasn't a lot of room in the little diner, for guests or staff.

They did have this neat little juke box style sign on the front of the entry shed.

xFor many years the diner had been expanded by attaching it to a mobile home to increase seating as seen in this 2012 photo. Sometime between 2012 and 2017 the mobile was removed from the back of the diner.

Photo(s): 2012, 2017



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