Soft Serve Neon - Route 66, Commerce, Oklahoma, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 36° 55.993 W 094° 52.656
15S E 332784 N 4089110
Quick Description: This Neon covered, dolls house style former Gas Station, is now a Dairy King, selling Burgers, soft served Ice Cream, & is the one & only Route 66 shaped Cookie seller alongside the Mother Road, or the World. Located in Commerce, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2015 12:54:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMNGKZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
The Dairy King, roof line, doors & windows are bordered by red Neon tubes.
The yellow & white, soft served Ice Cream cone is approximately seven feet tall by three feet wide & is glowing brightly at the roof apex, above the front entrance of this dolls house style, former Marathon Gas Station.

"It’s probably safe to say that, with the exception of baseball great Mickey Mantle, no other Commerce, Okla. resident is better known globally than Charles Duboise.
As co-owner (along with mother Treva) of the popular Dairy King hamburger joint on Route 66 in downtown Commerce, Duboise has greeted, shaken hands, hugged and even signed with thousands of road travelers from Europe, Russia, Australia and Japan.

Aside from a cheeseburger and soft served cones, the thousands of road travelers who stop at the converted gas station each summer will often purchase a unique, chocolate-chip cookie shaped like the famed Rt. 66 road sign. It’s a design Duboise has patented, along with the metal cookie cutter he shaped with his own hands years ago. “It’s the only Route 66 cookie cutter you’ll find anywhere in the world,” Duboise said proudly. In front of the building hangs a sign that reads: “One and only Route 66 cookies sold anywhere.”" Text Source: (visit link)
Business Name: Dairy King

Business Type: Retail

Physical Address:
100 N Main St. Commerce, OK 74339 United States

Web Address: [Web Link]

Condition of Neon Sign: Fully Working Order: Best viewed at night in its full glory!

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