Three Way Garage?
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#1 Jan 5, 2010
I have been away for many years. Is the Three Way Garage still open. I also remember a place to eat was next to it. As kids and teenagers it was a treat to go there and have hamburger & fries. I guess I have told my age, very old.

Helenwood, TN

#2 Jan 7, 2010
as a family member of owner of three way i am saden to say it has been closed for over 14 years and torn down,kenneth phillips owner died in 97 and his girlfriend got it ,and it set closed for few years then torn down ,there is just alil concrete where the pumps use to be...and yes they say it was a booming place back then,, my mother use to work there as a teenager cooking and my husband now was the owners nephew ,he pumped gas for him alot. its a place that is greatly missed not just for the service but for the friendly atmosphere .you were always welcome there, and kenneth helped alot of people.. it was a great place
looking back

United States

#3 Jan 8, 2010
Thank you for posting all the info. you provided. I too have many fond memories there. For the general area it was really the only place for teenagers to hang out. I remember Kenneth Phillips very well. Sorry to hear about his passing. He was a really nice man. Everyone liked him and yes he was very helpful to many people. My family would always get our gas there. I can remember one waitress in paticular. Her name was Nola Sexton and lived out West Robbins way. She was always good to us young people. Sorry to hear the building no longer stands. I think it is sad when old landmarks get torn down. Again thanks for responding.
Scott Co Girl

Lancing, TN

#4 Jan 12, 2010
I'm guessing it used to be a diner/cafe? that is really cool. would have been great if someone would have opened it in its former state, a 50's diner with a jukebox and waitresses in poodle skirts would be so fun.

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