Photos from the Vault

August 22, 2013

For downtown craftsmen, 1980s marked end of an era

It used to be that a town was on the map when a blacksmith set up a forge, but those days are over. By the mid-1980s downtown hardware stores, saddle shops and blacksmith forges were going or gone.

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