Old General Stores Along the Way

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by agoailam, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. agoailam

    agoailam All meat is meat!

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    Got any pics of your bike and an old general store? I love finding out-of-the way places like this on rides. Good joints to still get cokes in glass bottles and hear crusty old dudes talking politics.

    Here's one we found yesterday:

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    And they still sell hardware inside...
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    This is McGill's at the intersection of Highway 55 and 161 in Clover, SC. USA. Anybody been to any old school general stores?
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  2. GB

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    Rather than move it to the basement, moved it to the regional forum for your location. Ride Reports is the jewel in the crown of ADVrider and we're trying to keep the fluff out of the RR forum.
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  3. GSBS

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    ...they put gas "on sale" - try your luck...
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  5. GSBS

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    A few miles from Christine's (unfortunately closed last year)
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    woods wizard Been here awhile

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    Ashland W.Va. was the local mine co. store.

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    woods wizard Been here awhile

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    woods wizard Been here awhile

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    woods wizard Been here awhile

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    LVCRVS theRoadGoesOnForever

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    This was in Arkansas, I think. It's all a blur now.

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  14. agoailam

    agoailam All meat is meat!

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    Nice! I'm trying to get over to Mast this weekend... we'll see how it goes.
    Thanks for playing along. Keep 'em coming if ya got 'em. Post locations, too... I'd like to find some of these.
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  15. Spacelord

    Spacelord Mutha Mutha

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    Did'nt get to go inside, it was after hours (6 p.m.) somewhere outside Letcher Ky.





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  17. LVCRVS

    LVCRVS theRoadGoesOnForever

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    Paint Bank General Store located on Rt 311 in Craig County, VA.

    http://www.paintbankgeneralstore.com/

    Took this picture yesterday as a buddy and I stopped in to get a late breakfast on our way to the Marlinton, WV area. They have a great restaurant in the back and they make a mean BLT :tb


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  18. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Hey!!
    That's my neighborhood!!
    and I was just thinking when we rode past there Friday that I really should take some pics of it.

    aint it funny how you stop and take pics of everybody elses 'hood but not your own? :scratch
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  19. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Like here's a couple from one of my favorite riding areas...if I lived there would I have any pics of it? :scratch

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  20. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Betsey's is just down the road......
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    and they have a teepee out back that you can rent.
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