A look back at Hartselle merchants of yesteryear

In his column last week, Enquirer Publisher Randy Garrison wrote about some of the more prominent merchants in Hartselle’s past.

The following businesses also operated locally years ago but are probably not as well known. (The year in parentheses indicates when they were mentioned in the newspaper.)

Bailey’s Junk Yard (1956)

Bates and Nelson (1930)

Bentham’s Trading Post (1955)

Black Brothers Music Shop (1939)

Burleson Livery Stable (1901)

Cardinal Food Store (1938)

Dobbs Beauty Shop (1947)

Echols Billiard Hall (1945)

Fair Store (1958)

Freeman Hardware (1936)

Gibson and Vest (1928)

H. D. Moore (1885)

H. H. Hitt Lumber Co. (1912)

Hammond Pool Hall (1956)

Hartselle Bowling Alley (1941)

Hartselle Flying Service (1943)

Hartselle Frozen Foods (1950)

Hartselle Ice Co. (1955)

Hartselle Machine Co. (1910)

Home Ginnery (1941)

J. E. Bartlett’s Food Mart (1955)

J. H. Hargrove (1912)

Jones Rooming House (1939)

Kimbrough Trade Stable (1936)

Lee Machine Shop

L. O. Waldsmith Grocery (1903)

Mitchell’s Art Shoppe (1935)

O. J. Moore Marble Shop (1901)

One-Four-0 Tire Co. (1928)

Payne Livestock Barn (1956)

Phil Orr Warehouse (1938)

Poplar Lumber Co. (1911)

Racket Store (1908)

Ross Bus Line (1924)

S. A. Vest (1956)

S. Kohn & Co. (1901)

Scenic Theatre (1923)

Sherrill Brokerage (1955)

Silver Top Taxi (1947)

Sivley Cotton Co. (1957)

Sivley Grocery Co. (1955)

Smith Tin Shop (1951)

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