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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A Page from the Kjelstad Photo Album (ca. 1917)

Submitted by on June 6, 2013 – 9:00 amNo Comment
Page of the Kjelstad photo album (ca. 1915)

Page of the Kjelstad photo album (ca. 1915)

This page comes straight from the Kjelstad family photo album. Several of the photos give you a glimpse of farming in Ohop Valley back in the early 1900s when tractors weren’t part of the landscape yet. (That’s probably e Matt Kjelstad with the calves in the bottom right.)

The top right image features Ohop Valley pioneer Olava Kjelstad in front of a ca. 1915 automobile. Olava may not look it here, but she was quite the mover and shaker in her day.

Photos courtesy of the Kjelstad family.

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