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Penn Traffic Book Hardcover

Penn Traffic Forever Black and White Hardback

$31.99

The Penn Traffic Department Store is back in business in the pages of this one-of-a-kind book. Now’s your chance to revisit this Johnstown, Pennsylvania landmark or experience its magic for the very first time. The whole true story of the legendary store, its employees, and the shoppers who loved it is right here, complete with all your favorite treats and traditions. Help yourself to Penn Way candies…have a burger and fries in the Penn Traffic restaurant…relax on the mezzanine…and wait on the sidewalk on a cold winter’s night for the grand unveiling of the most spectacular Christmas window in town. You’ll never forget this trip through department store history. Allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery of signed special edition. Now available for local pickup! Eliminate shipping costs by picking up in the Johnstown, PA area. Just choose your book, go to the shopping cart, enter your address (with zip code) and choose the “Local Pickup” option that appears in the Shipping and Handling section! If you live close enough to pick up locally, but the option does not appear, use the contact form on this website and let us know! We’ll work it out to save you the most money!

Product Description

The Penn Traffic Department Store is back in business in the pages of this one-of-a-kind book. Now’s your chance to revisit this Johnstown, Pennsylvania landmark or experience its magic for the very first time. The whole true story of the legendary store, its employees, and the shoppers who loved it is right here, complete with all your favorite treats and traditions. Help yourself to Penn Way candies…have a burger and fries in the Penn Traffic restaurant…relax on the mezzanine…and wait on the sidewalk on a cold winter’s night for the grand unveiling of the most spectacular Christmas window in town. You’ll never forget this trip through history, from the store’s pre-Civil War beginnings to its dramatic finale 123 years later, with three devastating floods, an epic fire, and a high-stakes robbery in between. Hundreds of photos, never before gathered in one place, will whisk you back in time to the people and events that made Penn Traffic great…and carry you forward for a special tour of the Penn Traffic building as it stands today, complete with traces and treasures from the store’s glory days. You’ll feel like you’ve returned to the store of your dreams, especially when you cook up the authentic goodies in the Penn Traffic recipe section, handed down from the store’s own bakery and candy kitchen all-stars. If you’ve ever longed to go back to the magical department store where you always felt at home, or you just wish for a simpler, sweeter place where the air smells like baking bread and the customer is always right, step inside. Welcome to the grand reopening of the store that comes to life every time we shout the magic words…PENN TRAFFIC FOREVER.

*Also available in a deluxe full-color hardback edition.

Offered in one format: SPECIAL EDITION HARDBACK.

SPECIAL EDITION HARDBACK: will be signed by the author. Allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery of signed special edition.

Additional Information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 11 x 8.5 x 1 in
Book Type

Special Edition, E-Book