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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Dick Fry (ca. late 50s)

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Dick Fry at the Richfield service station

Dick Fry at the Richfield service station

This gentleman is Dick Fry. He’s pictured here working at the Richfield service station — located on Mashell Ave., where presently John Anderson operates AutoWorx.

Back then it was owned by Bud Anderson, who would later become the supervisor of the school bus garage. In 1958 I believe he sold it to Severson, who then it was sold to the Daniels family.

Richfield Station in early 60s

Richfield Station in early 60s

I love all the details in this shot — the clock and various products.

Photo courtesy of Jeff Morrison and Randy Stewart.

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