Saturday, January 31, 2009

Schelin's Store

Brandon MN
Charlie Schelin was in the grocery business
for 42 years. He is pictured here with clerk Carol Rossum.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

John Hammergren Dray Line 1907

Brandon Mn
Zoom up on this picture and notice that
the driver is grading the street. This is on Front Street in front of the original telephone office.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Millerville Blacksmith Shop 1898

Millerville MN

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Clarence "Satchel" Anderson

Brandon MN
Clarence was inducted into the Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. Clarence began playing in a cow pasture in Moe Township in 1920. He was an instrumental force in the Resorter's League from its inception after World War II until his retirement in the late 1960's. The Brandon baseball field was dedicated in his honor and became known as the Clarence Anderson Field.

Brandon Silver Streak Basketball Team 1938-39

Brandon MN

Back L-R: Oscar Pladson, Leslie, Alden, George Roscoe, Bill Williams, Albert Holmgren
Front: Marion Blaha, Russel Anderson, Robert Haried. With the exception of Robert Haried, all were coaches in Brandon, Evansville and Alexandria. This team was sponsored by the Brandon Firemen's Relief Association.

Millerville State Bank

Millerville MN

J.P. Lorsung Saloon, living quarters & Meat Market

Millerville MN

Friday, January 23, 2009

1932 Construction of Hwy 52

Brandon MN
Currently Hwy # 82. Zoom up on this one. There is so much to see.

Brandon Baseball Team 1951 Resorters Champs

Brandon MN

Brandon Baseball Team 1904

Brandon MN
In uniform, ready to play.

Brandon Baseball Team 1902

Brandon MN
All dressed up for the photo.

Brandon History Center Board Members

L-R: Hilda Bettermann, Ruth Plaster, Flo Bitzan,

Karen Thoennes, Christella Korkowski

and Janet Nelson

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Brandon Historical Auditorium

Historical Brandon Auditorium

home of the

Brandon History Center

105 Holmes Avenue P.O. # 514

Brandon Mn. 56315