Industry names

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  1. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    I'd like to start a collection of the humorous company names that Model Railroaders have come up with over the years.
    The Shakey Chair Co.
    The Miracle Chair Co. --"If it's a good chair, it's a Miracle!"
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    There was a logging layout in one of the MR special editions (MRP or GMR) in the past few years called the

    Broak & Cantifordit RR

    Mike Hamer (MRP and GMR 2004) has an industry especially for Canadians:

    GST Demolition

    He also has

    Holy Spirits Distillery


    Andrew
  3. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

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    I came across a site last week. The North Central Region of the NMRA has a site called "The HotBox".

    While scanning their articles I came across the following title:

    "Planning and building the C&O (the Costly and Outrageous railroad) By NORM ION Special to the Hotbox"
  4. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    First comes the over used Sam 'n Ellas cafe. Then there is my Titus Cave which I find funny. How about Barr Lee Able Company? Crooked Branch Bank and Trust. I think on it some. It's hard pulling them out cold. FRED:D
  5. Goattee

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    Names

    Here is some that are or were located in and around north west TN. Not sure cause I have been away for a long time.

    Jotemdown

    Utotem

    They were real general stores.
  6. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    Weak Lumber Co.
    Warp Lumber Co.
    Rotten Lumber Co.
    Dull Blade Manufacturing Co Inc.Best lawn mower blades made.
    Tasteless Bottling Co.Bringing you the best tasting beer in town.
    Wormy Flour Company.
    W A.Wrotten Produce Distributors.
  7. Papa Bear

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  8. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

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    McFly Courrier
    "When it had to be there yesterday."
  9. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    That's funny:) , but shouldn't it be Doc Brown's Courrier? FRED
  10. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Saturday Night Live once did a commercial along these lines:

    "Using the discoveries and mathematics of Albert Einstein, we can now deliver your goods anywhere, anytime.

    Einstein Courrier - when it absolutely, positively had to be there the day before yesterday."

    Something like that anyway...

    Andrew
  11. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    And now, another industry name. This one is for real - found it in Nov 2003 RMC:

    Restmore Furniture Company from Vancouver BC, if I recall correctly.

    Andrew
  12. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Mike Rowe Brewery...Home of Pink Elephant Beer.
  13. shaygetz

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    Me and a friend are working on the "M.T. Graive's Funeral Home". In real life we have a local bank that's called the "Western Southern Bank".
  14. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Is that onthe North-East end of town :D :D :D
  15. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

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    There's...

    ...never mind. I don't wanna get banned!

    Mark
  16. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    Would you believe the answer is...yes:D
  17. Tomo

    Tomo New Member

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    May 1995 MR, Art Curren's "Arrowmattic Chemicals".

    Tomo
  18. spitfire

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    Barb Dwyer Fence Co.


    Val
  19. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Some More

    How about
    A. Schmelle Fish Company
    A1 Septic , We're No.1 in the No.2 business
    Bo , Gus , and Son's
    Lalo's Lowrider Supply , Our prices are so low they scrape!
    Wonder Alignment Service
    Payne Dentistry

    Mike