Implements / Meat Market / Service Station

5th & D, SE corner

East side of 5th St, between D and C streets, 1904.

In the late 1890s, the east side of 5th Street between C and D Streets, was home to Vandenberg & Axmaker (agricultural implements), a blacksmith and carriage shop, laundry, various stores, and a livery.

This 1904 photograph shows the Elkhorn Meat Market, Downing Bros. Implements, Jas. Rominger Carriage and Wagon shop, a blacksmith, a tailor, and a livery barn.

In the late 1920s, Floyd Nichols had his welding shop on this block in the back of the Dodge Garage. Mr. Nichols was well known for his artistic welding of life-like miniatures of western peoples, coaches, and horses.

In the 1930s, a brick building on the north end was home to the Diamond Service station. That building is the main part of the current Union Bank and Trust building.

East side of 5th, from D St to C St, Meat market, 1904 East side of 5th St, from D to C

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East side of 5th St, looking north towards the 5th & D St intersection — circa 1910.
East side of 5th St, looking north towards the 5th & D St intersection — circa 1910.

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