Causby Tour 7Causby Parker - 9-20-14(Click on photos for larger view)
Welcome to The Causby Photo Tours. Causby Parker has set out to photograph places and buildings in Alderson and give some information about them. Some are the way we have always remembered, while some are not. There are links at the bottom of the page will take you to the previous tour and the next one. Please take time to comment. Causby is doing this out of passion for our little town. We hope you enjoy the Causby Photo Tours.
The late Barry Keadle home. ( Beautifully manicured lawn. ) His wife, Jenny Bennett-Keadle, now operates a Beauty Shop, built on the back of house.
Former site of Harris' Texaco & Harris Store. See the last photo as it use to be.
Riverside Motel owned & operated by Chip James (former site of Burke's 5 & 10 Store)
This picture of my brother Howie Fleshman when he worked for Ross Copenhaver at the EXXON station. See the C.J. Casdorph grocery Store across the Street. This was taken appx. 1985 . (Anyway before the 1st big flood). Howie worked for 3 different people there, 1st was Ralph Kincaid, Then Jay Strealy & lastly, Ross Copenhaver.
Bill Goodwin's ESSO Station, as it was in the same location where the EXXON station is now.
This little lad in front of the Exxon station is Ross Copenhaver & his sidekick, Raymond "Junior" Reed, Little did he know then , that he would ever be running the station. His son is now our Mayor !
Sam Conner standing in foreground. (Note 5-10 stpre in the background. Old pictures submitted by Ross Copenhaver. Many thanks to him for sharing these. He and some friend's have tried to figure out who the guys are sitting in front of the EXXON, they decided it was "Heavy" McCombs sitting on hood of car & Howard Wickline & (maybe) Willie McCombs.(Right) Harris Grocery store and gas station
The EXXON, not locally owned, selling gas, groceries and have a food bar.
Below, some photos of the same area taken “back then”.