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August 22, 2013 1:23 PM

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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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .

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