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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Red & White Store

Submitted by on May 14, 2013 – 9:00 am3 Comments
Red and White Store

Red and White Store

The Red and White store used to be a familiar feature on Mashell Ave. For years you’d walk in and find Keith Malcom and Jesse Dawkins ready to serve you.

The building is no longer standing, and the spot it used to sit is currently the Kirk’s Pharmacy parking lot.

The memories live on though. Here are a few.

Barbara Baublits Schatz: Loved the meat market smell as you were walking up the ramp.

David Beane: I remember the tinkley little bell when entering from Mashall Ave. Because of the ramp, the store clerk could not always see if someone entered the store.

Frank Hurlburt: I remember going there to buy feed for the horses and chickens. Mom used to buy my Levi’s there too.

Image courtesy of Randy Stewart.

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