Baker County Towns and North Powder
#1 Dorris Digitz dad's line (stage) from Halfway to Homestead. H. J. Baker, driver. Doris' own picture. #2. Halfway 1916, street scene, taken north on street. Hensley Pritchard was spraying water on the street, which hit a horse and buggy which ran away, killing the young woman driver. #3 Claude Officer, Earl Whitley, just after WW I near Hotel Halfway. Clarence Buchanan photo. #4 Lorval Johnson driving at 4th of July about age 17. Photo belonged to Lorval Johnson. #5 May 1, 1920, where post office now stands, burned hotel, garage and livery stable. Top of bulding burning is now Billie's tavern. Mable Cooper photo. #6 Hotel fire, photo 2 by Mable Cooper. #7. Grey Gable——Stockmans now——was built at left of Tedrowe——Tedrowe was moved to lower end of town. Walt Blacker as a kid about 7, had stipped on a nail between the buildings while they were building the new one. Mable Cooper photo. #8 Scene at Halfway about 1916, Drug Store now where Billie's stands; Hensely Pritchard photo. #9 1912——Grey Gables Hotel going up. Hotel Tedrow was moved by stump puller and team to lower end of town by Carson Brothers, split down through and used for 2 houses. Jake Cannady, carpenter on right; Mark Austin, marshal of Halfway on left. #10 Looking north on Main St., right after the boardwalks were pu in. Hensely Pritchard photo. #11 N. D. Brown Store, Halfway, about 1916. Maude and N. D. on right. Hensley Pritchard photo. #12 Halfway about 1916, Main ST. Hensley Pritchard photo. #13 American State Bank, Halfway, now U.S. Bank. Bricks were made by the local men at a brickyard up on East Pine (Fish Lake Rd.) above Harry Birds. Hensley Pritchard Photo. #14 Main Street, clock had just been installed, about 1916, and Frank Gulick rode into town horseback and shot the face out of the clock. Hensley Pritchard photo. #15 N. D. Brown store. Jo Myers' photo. Photos donated by Dorothy Rager.
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Halfway to Homestead StageHalfway to Homestead Stage
Halfway water wagon for streetHalfway water wagon for street
Claude Officer & Earl WhitleyClaude Officer & Earl Whitley
Lorval Johnson in 4th of JulyLorval Johnson in 4th of July
Hotel fire 1920Hotel fire 1920
Hotel fire photo 2Hotel fire photo 2
Grey Gable HotelGrey Gable Hotel
Drug Store where Billie's stanDrug Store where Billie's stan
Hotel Tedrow before moveHotel Tedrow before move