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Dairy Queen - Nelson, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 30.333 W 117° 16.757
11U E 479780 N 5483695
Quick Description: This classic 1950s Dairy Queen is located at 724 Nelson Avenue. It is at the corner of Kokanee Avenue.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 3/16/2015 9:58:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMNH4H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
This classic Dairy Queen was closed for the season, however it is still a favorite of locals and tourists alike; us included.

This Dairy Queen is just one of a few that still remain from the 1950s in Canada. We are always pleased that it is still there when we visit Nelson.

The site for this DQ may well have been carefully researched as it happened to be situated beside the toll booths for BOB, the Big Orange Bridge, which opened in the 1950s.

There motto was at the time: "Jump out, run over and get an ice cream cone while waiting in line." The toll booths are long gone, but this DQ lives on. The opening of the bridge would have ensured a great increase in traffic past this Dairy Queen location.
Type of Structure: Building

Upswept Roof / Folded Plate Roof(s): yes

Large Dome(s): no

Large Sheet Glass Window(s): no

Boomerang and/or Arrow Shape(s): no

Amoebae Shape(s): no

Atomic Model(s): yes

Starburst(s): no

Exposed Steel Beam(s): no

Flying Saucer/Rocket Shape(s): no

If I knew, I'd be an architect: yes

Physical Address:
724 Nelson Avenue
Nelson, British Columbia Canada
V1L 2N7

Web Address or URL: Not listed

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