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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Little Garage on Mashell, 1915

Submitted by on June 3, 2011 – 3:32 pm3 Comments
Charlie & Ray Williams in the garage, 1915

Charlie & Ray Williams in the garage, 1915

This little garage stood on Mashell Ave., next to where Postnet stands today, and was owned by Charley Williams. In fact, that’s Charley Williams standing there in the doorway. The boy to his left is his son Ray Williams.

The picture was taken in 1915 — the same year William Boeing took his first flight lesson. Also, the same year Ford built it’s millionth car.

Photo courtesy Rich William.

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