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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Post Card to Peterson 1909

Submitted by on May 8, 2011 – 3:56 pm6 Comments

1909 Mineral postcard

1909 Mineral postcard

Torger Peterson’s family kept with with folks through postcards and letters. (As did everyone then, since there was no internet and phones were spotty at best.)

This is a fun postcard from Mineral. I’ll have to brush up on my Norwegian to translate the card. I can read this much, “We are back in the woods and it’s cold.”

I like the address — Name, city , state. When it’s 1909 and there are only a handful of people living in the area, that’s all you need.

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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1909 Postcard to M. T. Peterson

1909 Postcard to M. T. Peterson

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