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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Clay City Baseball Team (ca. 1910)

Submitted by on November 24, 2015 – 5:31 pmNo Comment
Clay City Baseball team

Clay City Baseball team

This shot of the Clay City baseball team was taken probably between 1907 and 1914. Up until I found this postcard, I wasn’t even aware Clay City had a baseball team. But it was a time when baseball was hugely popular and many companies had teams. The National Loggers even had a baseball team.

Clay City is no longer around. All that remains is a slab way back in the woods where the kilns once stood.

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Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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