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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Alder Road (early 1900s)

Submitted by on December 2, 2014 – 6:35 pmOne Comment
Walter Ashford involved in road construction

Alder road construction

All the information I have with this photo is “Alder Road Construction.” If anyone has more details, please share them.

The planks in the background I assume were going to be used for the road. I say this because here’s another shot, this time of Alder’s main street, made from planks.

Images courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Alder's Main street

Alder’s Main street

 

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  • jerry brashears says:

    The man in the photo with the shovel looks like Henry Hedborg, and the Alder road they are describing could be the road that went north up the hill from alder passing the carlson,suderberg,tony,englands to the Hedborg homestead with a fork at the top of the hill heading east to the marek and Rottr places.

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