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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Original King’s Place (1920s)

Submitted by on June 13, 2011 – 9:00 am5 Comments
King's Place - first building ca. 1920s

King's Place - first building ca. 1920s

This was the original King’s Place located next door to the Ohop Grange on Highway 7. It was owned by Rosco B. and Lottie King. From the look of the cars, it looks like it was built in the 1920s.

It was a simple, one-pump gas station, and you have to wonder if it was maybe Lottie’s idea to dress things up with some flowers out front.

King’s place with transform over the years. Keep posted for more images and stories.

Photos courtesy of Margit Thorvaldson.

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King's Place - Original building, side shot

King's Place - Original building, side shot

 

 

 

 

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