Crouch Gas Service, 1957 & 1958
Depot Street, Glencoe
That's Alma Joan Brock behind the counter, with Linda Mason
|Poland's Ashland, 1969|
This picture, c. 1927, was taken at the Crouch home above, looking toward the street.
That's a tobacco warehouse across Howard Street. And the little girl in the
picture? Audrey Crouch. My Mom.
|Glencoe bank robbed in 1959.||Glencoe to get water system? Here.|
Albert Collins' Glencoe Hardware
1957 | 1959 | 1965
That's Mr. Collins the the center and left pics
Also in the left pic are Marvin Ray Collins, and Laura Janis Courtney
G. H. Poland & Co
1957 | 1959 | 1965 | 1974
You can see George Henry Poland in the far back of one of the pics.
The two girls shopping, left, are Janice VanHorn and Judy VanHorn
Richard Poland bought the store in 1901. His son George Henry Poland worked in the store his whole life. When he came back from WWII, he took over from his Dad and brother-in-law Albert Collins. That's when Albert took the hardware, feed, seed, and gas pumps up what is now Collins street and started Collins Hardware.
c. 1980, looking north
Glencoe in the Blizzard of January, 1977
The above picture was taken by the late Joe Morton, whose book, Fast Freight to Decoursey, details his career of running trains from Latonia to Louisville. You can get it from the L&N Historical Society for $34, postpaid, PO Box 17122, Louisville, Ky 40217. 80 photos, 116 pages, softbound. Recommended.