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The cash register and counter at Waynedale Plumbing Supply on Lower Huntington Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A huge mouse trap in front of the register says, Complaint Department, push button to complain.


The Front Counter The Front Counter

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The Front Counter

The front counter at Waynedale Plumbing Supply. The huge mouse trap (actually, a rat trap) on the counter in front of the cash register has "Complaint Department. Push button to complain" written on it!

The cash register is fairly new. When I first photographed here in 2014, Virgil was still using an ancient 1950s-era mechanical cash register with a big crank handle on the side. He told me that it recently died, and he had to buy a new one. Ke kept the old one, though. It is now sitting on the side counter, visible on the right edge of this photograph.

The cat bed on the shelf above the desk belonged to owner Virgil Hoke's old cat, Lucky, who died eight months before I made this photograph.

The store is located on the corner of Lower Huntington Road and Bradbury Avenue in the Waynedale area of Fort Wayne, Indiana.





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