Urban and rural storefronts are disappearing in the wake of commercial developments and interstate highways.  Due to overcrowding, bypasses were built to go around the communities.  The industrial revolution became the commerical revolution. 

Every little town and city had thriving storefronts.  They lined both sides of Main Street. The street had a barbershop, beauty shop, hardware store, dime store, mom and pop store, the jeweler, the furniture and appliance store, and the drugstore.  (Read more...)

 
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PA371
PA371 Dime Stores - PA371: Esquire Aug 1980 Philadelphia The Exorcist The Shining5 & 10 Furlow - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA399 Store Fronts - PA399: Troc Feb 1986 Philadelphia Troc - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA409 Store Fronts - PA409: Majestic Nov 1982 Philpsburg Majestic Sams Discount Furniture - Philipsburg, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA438 Camera Stores - PA438: King's Court May 1979 Pittsburgh HairKodak Film - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA510
PA510 Store Fronts - PA510: Globe March 1986 Scranton Globe Moving and Storage - Scranton, Pennsylvania More Info
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PA560 Camera Stores - PA560: Anthony Wayne May 1983 Wayne Larmon Photo - Wayne - PA, Pennsylvania More Info
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PB042 Pawn Shops - PB042: Uncle Ben's Pawn Shop June 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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SD008 Pawn Shops - SD008: College Oct 1985 Brookings College College BarPawn Shop - Brookings - SD, South Dakota More Info
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SD015 Antiques - Flea Markets - SD015: Iris April 1981 Edgemont Iris The Wood Shed Antiques - Edgemont, South Dakota More Info
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SD024 Music Stores - SD024: Mill July 1982 Milbank FirefoxThe Record Den - Milbanks, South Dakota More Info
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SD040 Store Fronts - SD040: State Oct 1985 Rapd City State Superior Business MachinesState Barber Shop - Rapid City - SD, South Dakota More Info
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TN019
TN019 Music Stores - TN019: Martin Dec 1978 Chattanooga Cleopatra JonesBlack Caesar Jack's Music Shop - Chattanooga, Tennessee More Info
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TN031 Music Stores - TN031: Ritz - Country Music Theatre July 1984 Clinton Hoskins Rexall Drugs - Clinton - TN, Tennessee More Info
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TN090
TN090 Antiques - Flea Markets - TN090: Strand March 1983 Kingsport Strand Double T Auction House - Kingsport, Tennessee More Info
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TN092 Antiques - Flea Markets - TN092: Strand Jan 1984 Kingsport Strand Double T Auction House - Kingsport, Tennessee More Info
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TN096 Antiques - Flea Markets - TN096: Family Drive-In March 1983 Knoxville Family Drive-In Flea Market - Knoxville - TN, Tennessee More Info
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TN202 Music Stores - TN202: Strand March 1983 Millington - Millington, Tennessee More Info
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TX013 Store Fronts - TX013: Granada Feb 1975 Alpine Red Jacket Pumps - Alpine, Texas More Info
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TX016 Antiques - Flea Markets - TX016: Opera House Feb 1984 Anson Operal House Pot Cash Flea Market - Anson, Texas More Info
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TX017 Antiques - Flea Markets - TX017: Opera House Feb 1984 Anson Opera House Pot Cash Flea MarketGeorge Moss Hardware Store - Anson, Texas More Info
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TX043 Store Fronts - TX043: Texas Feb 1984 Ballinger - Ballinger, Texas More Info
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TX072 Store Fronts - TX072: Capitol Feb 1984 Brownsville Capitol Discount China Store - Brownsville - TX, Texas More Info
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TX073 Store Fronts - TX073: Capitol Feb 1984 Brownsville Capitol Discount China Store - Brownsville - TX, Texas More Info
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TX093 Antiques - Flea Markets - TX093: Eloia Feb 1984 Calvert Calvet Antique Store - Calvert, Texas More Info
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TX095 Store Fronts - TX095: Olympic Feb 1984 Canyon Olympic Boy Scout Troop Warren's Barber ShopCanyon Water Tower - Canyon, Texas More Info
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TX144 Antiques - Flea Markets - TX144: Melba Feb 1984 Corpus Christi Melba Search for Truth MissionThrift Store - Used Furniture - Corpus Christi, Texas More Info
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TX180 Music Stores - TX180: Forest May 1982 Dallas City Lights Monique Record Shop - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX206 Store Fronts - TX206: Kessler Dec 1982 Dallas Kessler Embroidery Co. - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX207 Store Fronts - TX207: Kessler Aug 1983 Dallas Kessler Embroidery Co. - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX217 Store Fronts - TX217: Lisbon Aug 1983 Dallas Lisbon Carpet and Used Tires - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX223 Music Stores - TX223: Ritz July 1983 Dallas Circle Rock N Roll Live Bands - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX224 Music Stores - TX224: Ritz June 1983 Dallas Circle Rock N Roll Live Bands - Dallas, Texas More Info
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TX336 Store Fronts - TX336: Texan Nov 1983 Greenville Texan Showtime Sportwear - Greenville - TX, Texas More Info
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TX373 Music Stores - TX373: Bellaire Aug 1983 Houston Survivors - Tootsie AMC Music Sheet Music - Houston, Texas More Info
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TX417 Store Fronts - TX417: North Houston Aug 1983 Houston North Houston Dutch Mill Cleaners - Houston, Texas More Info
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TX418 Store Fronts - TX418: Old Spanish Trail April 1983 Houston Old Spanish Trail Majestic o.s.t. - Houston, Texas More Info
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TX444 Store Fronts - TX444: Town Feb 1984 Huntsville Town Kenron Co. - Huntsville - TX, Texas More Info
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TX447 Store Fronts - TX447: Palace Feb 1984 Jacksonville Palace - Jacksonville - TX, Texas More Info
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TX490 Store Fronts - TX490: Lantex Feb 1984 Llano Lantex Water Tower - Llano, Texas More Info
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TX493 Music Stores - TX493: Arcadia March 1976 Lubbock La Feria Discos La Feria Record Shop - Lubbock, Texas More Info
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TX595 Store Fronts - TX595: Long's Theatre July 1983 Pasadena Long's Theatre Gun Center - Pasadena - TX, Texas More Info
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TX665 Camera Stores - TX665: Aztec-3 Feb 1984 San Antonio Surf II - 7 Doors of Death Gil Loupe's Studio - San Antonio, Texas More Info
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TX756 Music Stores - TX756: Showboat Feb 1984 Texas City Showboat Radio KTLW 920 - Texas City, Texas More Info
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TX757 Music Stores - TX757: Showboat Feb 1984 Texas City Showboat Radio KTLW 920 - Texas City, Texas More Info
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TX758 Music Stores - TX758: Showboat Feb 1984 Texas City Showboat Radio KTLW 920 - Texas City, Texas More Info
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TX759 Music Stores - TX759: Showboat Feb 1984 Texas City Showboat Radio KTLW 920 - Texas City, Texas More Info
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TX800 Store Fronts - TX800: Arcadia Feb 1984 Woodsboro Arcadia The Fashion Shop - Woodsboro, Texas More Info
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UT029 Camera Stores - UT029: Avon Oct 1986 Heber City Back To The Future 1 Hour Photo - Heber City, Utah More Info
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VA059 Antiques - Flea Markets - VA059: Russell April 1983 Lebanon Tootsie Gibson's Wholesale Auction - Lebanon - VA, Virginia More Info
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VA081 Antiques - Flea Markets - VA081: Riverview Nov 1982 Norfolk The Sea Barnets Anitques - Norfolk, Virginia More Info
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