The first step in the renovation of Mary’s Freezer Shop into the Roslyn Café was one of demolition.  Besides tearing out very old wooden booths that went back years into the atmosphere of homemade ice cream,  milkshakes and hamburgers served to several generations of coal miners and their families, there was the tearing down of …

FROM “THE FREEZER SHOP” to “THE ROSLYN CAFÉ” 1976/1977   I had made several trips to Roslyn, all fun adventures, and I was hooked, especially sitting at the Pastime Tavern or The Brick and listening to the miner’s tales, not just the scary stories of days underground in the mines, explosions and deaths, but also …