A favorite among the images was this stables business where the Liberty Parkade is today.
|Club Stables at site of Liberty Parkade,|
looking east along Ferry
(Willamette Heritage Center Collections, X2012.016.0872)
|Club Stables as Service Station circa 1930,|
looking north along Liberty
Salem Library Historic Photos
There might be more to say after Sunday. The constraints of a newspaper column mean that there's lots that had to be left out. Nothing on bicycling, bike dealers, and their related buildings for example! The Vick Bros garage is still around as a few other early garages. Anyway, more in an update later perhaps. (Here are posts tagged "Wheeling: Old-time Biking," including notes on Harry Scott, Watt Shipp, Paul Hauser, Otto J. Wilson, Arthur Moore, Ben Taylor, and Myra Albert Wiggins.)
Here it is...