Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Ice and Ice Cream

Prior to electric refrigerators, ice was an important commodity, and the “south pond” between 600 and 800 West on Forest Street (Watkins Park) was the best local source. The Watkins family delivered ice to local homes...

Tailors

Tailor Ola Stohl, who managed the Co-op clothing and tailor department, was called on a mission in 1879, at which time several of the tailors who worked for him went into business for themselves. Among them was H. C...