Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Scotty's Radio and TV

Scotty's Radio & TV             3615 South Main Street

At the far south end of town was a popular place for starting or adding on to your hi-fi stereo equipment, or to purchase a tv set, or indulge in other electronic hobbies.  Scotty's was an authorized Lafayette dealer (I think I bought a Fisher amp there) as well as a Zenith TV dealer.  They also sold compact units that housed the turntable, receiver, and sometimes 8-track player all in one.


This place probably had the best selection in town for a variety of electronic equipment.  The kids here showing off the Sony display are listed as (from left to right)  Carol, Courtney, Cliff, Margaret, Dan, and Martha.  Anyone you know?


6 comments:

  1. That looks like a photo from the BHS yearbook. Courtenay Dean is the daughter of James (Jim) Dean, who was a big deal at Tech; Dan is Dan Johnson; and Martha is Martha Duncan whose father was the founder of Holiday Ford.

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  2. Also shown are Carol Steiss, Cliff Bryant, and Margaret Giles. That was the 1976 Pow Wow, Indians forever!!!

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  3. HA! This is most likely a sponsor spot for either our beloved yearbook or sports program. Most are from my class of '78. Love this

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  4. Hey Dennis:

    I bought an 8-track stereo for the "Stang" from a place beside what is now Gillie's (there was a Kinko's there for a while). I'm thinking the name of the place was Harvey's Electronics. This would have been about 1976 soon after I graduated from high school (go Narrows Green Waves!). I upgraded to a cassette player in about 2000. Still haven't gotten the cd player. Maybe by the time microwave implants project to the dash speakers.

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