Tagged With: Gervasi
One of the great sports enjoyed back in the “good old days” was the sport of fishing. Here are a group of friends from the community of Goshen in 1940 posing for fellow fisherman and picture-taker Joe Gervasi. Left to right: Dave Briggs, Tom Meechan, Jim Warner, Bill Terazzi and Adrian “Ade” Rausch.
Frank Davis, who now resides in Michigan, comments on the Arkansas Cake Recipe: “Lena (Gervasi Richardson) was my next door neighbor and a very nice person. That cake had to be a good one,” Frank said adding. “I remember Lena as a very good cook.” Lena passed away several years ago. She and Frank resided … Continue reading
This photo belongs to Laura Vesco Russell, of Barnhill, who is now 95 years young. She explained that the photo was taken at the Harry Cleverfield Airport while it was under construction. The airport opened in 1940. Russell and Frances Pinchek lived in Wainwright at the time but were asked to accompany Goshen guys John … Continue reading
The Universal Sewer Pipe Corporation Plant #2 began its operations about 1920 and was located at the present site of the Skeeter Hollow Farm (owned by Mike and Dawn Smitley), which was formerly Cookson Industrial Site. The plant, which had 14 kilns, specialized in making vitrified clay pipe, flue lining and stove pipe in various … Continue reading