Monday, October 22, 2012

Ride to Eat Report: Prospect Diner

Yesterday I stopped for a slightly hung-over breakfast at the small rail car Prospect Diner near Columbia, PA. It was my first visit but surely not the last. Highly recommended for motorcyclists. When I arrived at 0845 the joint was packed and getting busier. The parking lot is small and gravel, so bring a side stand plate. According to my diner reference book, the Prospect is a 1955 Kullman unit.

After uploading breakfast, I continued west over the historic Wrightsville Bridge, after which I headed generally south thru PA on twisty routes 624, 525 and 851, then into MD on 24 thru scenic Rocks S.P. before turning east back to DE.
Looking east across the Susquehanna

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3 Comments:

Blogger Fuzzy said...

That bridge is a real beauty!

And thanks for sharing some routes. I know zero about PA riding. Gonna file those away.

October 22, 2012 at 11:48:00 AM EDT  
Anonymous roadsidewonders said...

We'll have to plan a RTE here ... I love their breakfasts :)

October 22, 2012 at 10:12:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Doug Just Doug said...

Rachael: That whole area near the west bank of the Susq. R. in PA down into MD is full of tasty, well-maintained (for PA) roads with very little traffic; the tourists tend to be on the other side in Lancaster County. Keep it on the DL. :^)

Wendy: Let's do that. Kumm Esse Diner would be good some day, too; Fuzzy can haul a bunch of pies back to NY in her sidecar. :^)

October 23, 2012 at 10:41:00 AM EDT  

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