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Goodwin block - 1947

The picture and text was provided by Albin Johnson.
I call this picture "Main Street Minonk in 1947", Chestnut Street, South, and it was also old US Rt 51 which runs due South all the way to New Orleans. The Goodwin Block was anchored by Chicago Butchers Market (Leudke) and Goodwin Ford Dealership on the South. Note: On the far right is the only picture I have of my yellow and blue '35 Ford coupe.

This picture is actually a post card marked .. Chestnut Street, Minonk Illinois #M279, produced by L.L. Cook Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Editors note: The second floor of the corner building contained the office and apartment of Dr. A. Johnson, a prominent dentist for many years and the father of Albin Johnson who sent this photo.