Irondale Cafe, The Original Whistle Stop, Irondale, Alabama ; front of postcardTwo color photographic views of the "Whistle Stop Cafe" in Irondale, AL. The 1932 view shows small green building with "CAFE" over entrance. Patrons along sidewalk and in front of cafe. Railroad tracks with train leaving trail of black smoke. The 1980 view shows new brown brick building with "The Original Whistle Stop Cafe, Irondale Cafe, Home of Fried Green Tomatoes" over entrance. Pay phone and paper stands at front of cafe. Green plants hanging along porch at front entrance. Divided back postcard.