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Still River Truck Stop

Located in: Highway 69
Location #773
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Location Owner:OAP
Creation Date: 8/2/2009
Last Updated: 9/16/2016



Description
The Still River Truck Stop was a combination gas bar, garage and restaurant.

The restaurant stools give the location a look that you might find in an old movie.

At the leftmost of the building you will find the garage containing old licence plates and assorted equipment.

Next is the restaurant where you'll find plates sitting on the counter as if they were just placed there by the waitress.

There's a Bell payphone in the main entrance which was never removed by the phone company. Next to the lobby is a living area with a large screen television set, couch, and magazines.

Another room contains a bedroom and dresser.


Information submitted by cdsleep@gmail.com:

I grew up on the other side of Hwy 69 at the OPP station, it was always called the Deerhorn back then. I knew three of the owners under that name: Fred & Margaret Henry; Fred & Shirley Stoerig; and Ernie Courvoisier (might have Ernie's name spelled wrong). During the sixties and seventies, the Deerhorn was always jam-packed with trucks. It's sad to see that it has been abandoned, but it was in a difficult spot to develop modern amenities, being squeezed between the highway and the railway tracks as it is.


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Still River TS - 05/09/2016
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:9/16/2016
Created by: NGTOne
6 photos
Summer 2013 Visit
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:8/11/2013
Created by: meh
9 photos
March 2010
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:10/2/2012
Created by: shawno
20 photos
still river truck stop
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:9/3/2012
Created by: angelswalk
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November 23, 2011
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:12/21/2011
Created by: rnagle
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dec 2011
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:12/20/2011
Created by: 031987
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Gallery
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:6/30/2010
Created by: OAP
14 photos
August 2009
Still River Truck Stop
Created on:6/30/2010
Created by: OAP
23 photos


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Status: Unknown
Category: Commercial



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NGTOne says:
9/16/2016 10:12:52 AM

Stopped by here over the 2016 Labour Day weekend. The main building is completely covered in new-ish boards, but the rest of the property is littered with interesting junk. The payphone's still there, as are the cool old mechanical gas pumps. There's also a number of abandoned cars and other similar stuff, including an old Bug. Apparently the locals like to dump their junk there now...

DARKMAN says:
8/29/2013 12:29:47 AM

Still standing but boarded up..it's actually right across from Location #2135, one of the GPS is incorrect

kev7716 says:
10/4/2012 2:46:15 AM

I remember this place i use to go camping at a park just up the road called Grundy Lake.

OAP says:
5/2/2012 11:28:21 PM

As you can see some demolition has been undertaken but I'm not sure if it included the diner portion.

Ian85 says:
5/2/2012 7:34:30 PM

As if the plates and cups are still on the counter!

murderface says:
5/2/2012 7:16:58 PM

Approximately when did this close?

seebest says:
6/23/2011 12:51:33 PM

awesome location. Just got back from a road trip but I might have to take off again

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On 9/16/2016 10:08:15 AM user NGTOne created gallery : Still River TS - 05/09/2016
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On 8/11/2013 7:37:10 PM user meh created gallery : Summer 2013 Visit
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On 10/2/2012 2:24:36 PM user shawno created gallery : March 2010
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