|Guy St. Clair’s Texaco Station
note water tower under construction on left
(Charlie Mike Holder says that's his car in the left photo!)
|Guy and Ailene St. Clair, and Sergeant Russell
Groger in front of Guy’s Service Station, 1944.
from a Facebook post by Barbara Groger Keller
Walton Feed Mill
begun by Leonard Cook in 1924
Mayhugh Lumber on the left, Groger Trucking on the right
That’s Sue Evelyn Mann, next to the Walton-Verona tennis court, September 7, 1937
More info on the background scene is here.
More about that Mayhugh Lumber site, here.
A Section of North Main, showing Mayhugh Lumber
Taken from a Sanborn Fire map
More on Sanborn Maps, and how to see the whole thing, here.
The building in the background is Stella Cluster's Grocery,
just south of the Walton Feed Mill
The girls are Beverly Pruitt and Carol Kendall.
The James Theatre
|Jimmy Falls' Gas Station,
Alta Vista & Dixie Highway
You may also remember
it as Beighle Brothers Grocery, or maybe
Dixon's Restaurant, on the east side of Main,
directly across from Beaver Road.
|Fred Jones’ Gas Station
Fairview Court & Dixie Highway
Scott Chambers Livery Stable
|Home and Funeral Coaches of C. Scott Chambers|
|“Our town [Walton] has a business appearance since the weather had moderated. A good chance of tobacco receiving each day at the warehouse of Capt. A. I. Whipps. The captain expects to handle a good deal of “the noxious weed” this season.” from the Newport Local, February 6, 1879.|