Got A Quarter? Then Settle Into Your “TV Chair!”
Sometimes I miss the “good old days”, when you could pass your “waiting” time at an airport, train or bus station by watching a coin-operated TV!
Talk about an invention “of its time!”
Most airports had a section of “TV chairs” that featured coin-operated televisions which would provide 30 minutes of local programming for 25 cents.
That’s right, imagine settling in to enjoy this!
Wow! A simpler time to be sure…but in a time before cable, video games, iPhones and iPads, this was a way to kill time when traveling!
It reminds me of an earlier era – like when I was growing up and this guy was selling clams:
Ivar Haglund made a fortune in Seattle, Washington by “owning” the clam business – and that meant doing some wacky stunts like this:
That’s right – this was real!
Click here to find out about some of his most outrageous stunts!
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