Pine Bluff, Arkansas U.S.A.
Pine Bluff nostalgia photos (Set #3)
Paul Perdue, a native of Pine Bluff and an avid Pine Bluff historian, has collected many Pine Bluff related photographs. Now he resides in Dallas, Tx. He has thousands of images in his Facebook albums; if you are on Facebook, feel free to view them at this link.He has been gracious to share them for this website.
Training session at the Cotton Belt Shops in Pine Bluff in the early 1940's (approx.). Back row, far right is R.B. Miller. J.D. Hendrix is seated 2nd from right (Donnie's father) and that's David Hopkis, 3rd from the left on the back row.
THE PINE BLUFF MOTORCYCLE CLUB, 1925. PHOTO 2 OF 4 L2R: Scholle girl, Katie Little, Selma Jones, C. Spainhour, Mrs. Scho>lle, Orlando Vaughn, Edna Blackwell, Charles Failla, Ed Springer, Pete Lusby, H. P. Jones
THE PINE BLUFF FIRE DEPARTMENT IN 1914 L2R: George Williams, Floyd Teague, Joe Edwards, Luther Bass, Chief George Alford, Ed Crossett (driver), J. E. Murdock, Shat Majors, Jim Devore, Doyle McClung, Frank Cain, Joe Bass and Ed Brewster.
I enlarged the west side of Main Street from the previous photo for a closer look at the businesses that were open at that time.
Residence of J.F. Ruthorford, West 6th Avenue, 1909.
The Budweiser Clydesdales visit the Sno-White Grill in the 1950's. That's the huge Standard Lumber Company building behind them, My family hired the fellers at Cummins Prison to tear it down in the early 1970's.
Cash Grocery Cars (636 Beech) were actual grocery stores on wheels! The cars ran routes around town, like a city bus, folks would flag them down and were allowed in to shop! The idea was owner E.E. Mosley's. I don't know how long Cash Grocery Cars lasted but it appears only in my 1916 phone book and none newer.
Flight instructors at Grider Field in Pine Bluff during World War II.
binson Brothers Plumbing Company, Barraque Street, early 1900's