Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Mashell Avenue – ca. 1958

Submitted by on March 29, 2011 – 8:08 pm22 Comments
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Mashell Avenue, ca 1955 – photo courtesy Pat VanEaton

Mashell Avenue in the 50’s looks like a scene straight out of Back to the Future.

Some of the buildings are no longer standing, like the Red and White Store on the corner (which was then run by Jess Dawkins and Keith Malcom) and Van Cleve’s Ford dealership on the right, which was taken in 2011.

The old lamps were removed, but not destroyed. Some residents recycled them for their own yards.  Keep your eye out and you might spot one or two.

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