A Fish Tale; Not even bones left behind

The onetime Fish Tale Diner, which sat for many years across the Merrimack River from Newburyport, MA in Salisbury, is now only a memory. As you can see in this photo, the area where the diner once stood has now been leveled.  The remaining walls are part of an add-on that was done over the past couple of years.fish tale diner

As Larry Cultrera noted in his Diner Hotline blog, the Fish Tale had recently been damaged by a fire.  No word on what if anything was salvaged from this very original Worcester Dining Car, but suffice to say that you can scratch #762 off your list of extant Worcester cars.

Larry has the history of the diner here and the more recent fire update here.

Here’s what the interior looked like late one day in 2005…

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