Today’s image, dated 1960, takes us “Deep in the Heart of Texas” to the City of Austin, the State’s Capitol. The view is of a 2-J Hamburgers Drive-In that added a Colonel Sanders Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise to its operation. The 2-J burger chain began operations at some point in the early fifties or before. Tell us what you find of interest in this photo.
View the preparation of 2-J burgers that includes an automated hamburger press. The photograph by Neal Douglass is via The Portal to Texas History courtesy of the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.
- Enlargeable views of the 2-J Hamburgers and Kentucky Fried Chicken Drive-In.