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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Van Cleve Service Receipt (1946)

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Van Cleve Service Receipt (1946)

Van Cleve Service Receipt (1946)

Yes, you are reading this correctly — 10 gallons of gas for $2.50. You could fill your car for roughly .21 a gallon in 1946.

The Van Cleve family was a Ford family through and through . . . still is.

Thank you Jeff Morrison for sharing this.

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George Van Cleve Jr. (Lad), Jim Van Cleve, and George Van Cleve Sr. (Pappy)

George Van Cleve Jr. (Lad), Jim Van Cleve, and George Van Cleve Sr. (Pappy)

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