Gallia St. Snow Scene
Submitted by Craig Shaw
Craig Shaw wrote: This photo is from 1951. Apparently, a bad storm like the Thanksgiving storm in 1950. I’m trying to read the name of the lunch shop here. Gary’s?
Doug Hale wrote: It amazes me for a town of it’s size, how many places there were to eat in Portsmouth.
Craig Shaw wrote: I would guess it’s because there were so many businesses back in those days. You had the Selby shoe factory just across the street. Those people had to eat somewhere.
Karen Sue Wikoff wrote: It was Nick’s Coney Island in 60’s. Not sure if it was Nick’s in 50’s.
Andy Russell wrote: Across from the man standing is John St. Cab Co. The building on the right become Russell Glass warehouse and Poster hut.
Naomi Louise Ferguson wrote: This looks just like the storms we used to get hit with from back in the 1960’s & 1970’s.
Linda Arthur Jennings wrote: 1956 directory has 1002 Gallia St. as Coney Island Lunch…not sure if Nick owned it then or not.