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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Barney’s Matchbook Cover

Submitted by on September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am3 Comments
Matchbook Barney's (ca. 1950s)

Matchbook Barney’s (ca. 1950s)

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.

Matchbook Barney's reverse (ca. 1950s)

Matchbook Barney’s reverse (ca. 1950s)

I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.

Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother and he opened the establishment when he got back from WWII — a survivor of Pearl Harbor.

Images courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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