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Craig Murphy

Summer 2004

Antique dealer can't ignore a bargain

“I enjoy meeting people, doing things to feel the pulse of what’s going on in the world.” -Anita Busek ’49

The rumble of a passing train tells you that All Aboard Antique Co. in Puyallup is no ordinary antique shop. The store is located 12 feet from train tracks, looks like a red caboose on the outside, and has railroad items displayed throughout.

The trains shake the whole building. “No picture hangs straight for long, “says Anita Busek, 76, with a laugh. She’s one of three owners.

Perhaps it’s fitting that Busek went to college in a town named after George Pullman, inventor … » More …