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Retro Roadhusband and I decided to to check out the new J.J. Abrams movie Super 8 this evening and got an unexpected Retro Roadmap surprise.

There is a shot in the movie of a downtown area and I almost leaned over to RRH to say it kinda reminded me of the little town of Weirton, WV we had breakfast in on the last day of our Retro Road Trip. Suddenly there on the big screen is a shot of some characters in a used / new car lot  and I almost jumped out of my seat – because it was indeed the town we had been in, and I had snapped some photos of the very signs we were seeing in this Hollywood blockbuster!
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I’m in heaven! Fiestaware is probably one of the most iconic dinnerware patterns around, and it’s still made in the USA! You’ve probably seen it, or one of the other Homer Laughlin china patterns in your favorite vintage diner, restaurant or retro eating establishment.

Fiestaware Seconds Room CloseupThe factory tour was already full when we tried to make reservations, so I consoled myself by buying a deviled egg tray and a few other cheery pieces in the 2nds room. The colors go perfectly with the interior of the Hacienda! They also sell first quality Fiestaware at the outlet.

Click here for more photos of the Homer Laughlin Outlet and Seconds Room

Homer Laughlin China Company
672 Fiesta Dr
Newell, WV 26050
(304) 387-1300

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