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This is on the C&O in
Dayton, circa 1909

Dayton Cornice Works 
6th Avenue & Clay Street

Joseph C. Beck, Dry Goods
Sixth and Clay, Dayton, 1922

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Chas. C. Schatzman & Son, 1922
Garage and Livery
18-120 Sixth Avenue,
Maschinot and Centner
 Tailoring Co., 1922
Sixth and Main Street,
55 employees
Tony's Place,
 Dayton,
 c. 1898

 

Highlands Highlands
6th & McKinley
Earlier, Ollie's Pure Station
from a Facebook post by Jeffrey Weimer
Ollie Wilbur's Pure Station,
Sixth & McKinley, c. 1950
from a Facebook post by John Drach
Scotty's Garage,
6th and Berry
from a Facebook post by the
Tharp Dayton Heritage Museum


Junk's Collins' Highlands Highlands
Junk's Collins' Grocery,
s. e. corner of 6th & Walnut
from a Facebook post by Barbara Sparks Rawe

Tharp's Funeral Home
407 Sixth, Sept., 1929
from a Facebook post by the
Tharp Dayton Heritage Museum

Dayton Scene
from a Facebook post by the
Tharp Dayton Heritage Museum

 

Perry & Derrick Osterhage's

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Ben Osterhage's Saloon, c. 1907
923 Third, near Boone.
Key to names of the folks.
from a Facebook post by Alice Heath

 

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Harvard Piano Co, circa
1901, on the north east
corner of 5th and Clay
Huber's Saloon
Run by the Huber's from 1898
to c. 1920, Sixth and Dayton
A William Brengelman photo
Builders' Exchange, 1922
Sixth Avenue, Dayton

 

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Plat of Dayton's Thorne Distillery

 

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The Bank of Dayton, 6th & McKinney Street

    “Merchants, manufacturers, mechanics, and various professions are represented in the personnel of the directors and officers of the newest financial institution in Dayton, and which will be formally opened to the public next Saturday.  The massive vault, modern burglar alarm system, a trust department, and other up-to-date equipment is expected to attract the public, all being cordially invited to the opening of the new building at Sixth and Dayton Avenues.  The Kentucky Post, July 14,  a Thursday, 1927. 

The Sunday Post announced 5,000 people attended this opening of the State Bank and Trust Company,
and Cigars, carnations, fans, and punch were given to visitors.”

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“A Dayton [Kentucky] rope walk has just manufactured an immense cable, ten inches in
circumference, six hundred feet long, and weighing nearly a ton.” Courier-Journal, April 2, 1873

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John Bonte's & Sons Factory The Logo Map of where this ropewalk was.

This map of Bonte's Rope Walk is from 1909.  Note how many blocks it crosses. This map's a very small piece of a larger set of maps known as the  Sanborn Fire Maps.  Learn how to see them all, here.

 

Drach's

The F&N Steakhouse on Route 8, closed in 2004
from a Kim Fisher Facebook post


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F & N Steakhouse, Dayton, Kentucky

 

Newport Fire Dept

Dayton Lanes, 1968-70, Fifth and Clay
from a Facebook post by William Stull

Cal' s
Cal's Steak House
from a Facebook post by Barbara Sparks Rawe
Soda Fountain at Drach's
8th & McKinley
Charlie Drach behind the counter;
employees Charlie Jabor and Jim
Ellis on the stools.

from a John Drach posting on Facebook

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The 1916-1917 Report of the Bureau of Agriculture, Labor, and Statistics of Kentucky reported
 that Harvard Piano Co. employed 170 men, 10 women, and 3 children.  The same numbers for
 the Wadsworth Watch Case Mfg. Co. were 258, 97, and 1.
There's a list of Dayton Merchants from 1879, here. The City of Dayton's web site is here.

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