Fotomat

Back when people took real photos with actual cameras, you had to get them developed somewhere. Enter Fotomat, founded by businessman Preston Fleet in California in 1968. The company’s gold-roofed kiosks soon popped up by the thousands in parking lots across America, and you could drive up and pick up your finished photos the next day. Most Fotomats shut down by the late ’90s when one-hour film development made the business obsolete.

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