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Whittier Elementary School was located on S. 4th Ave in Pocatello. We’re seeking information on the school, such as where it was exactly, when it was built, when it was torn down, memories, etc.

This is one of many photos we’ve come across, either in our collection or brought in by people who have found them in storage. There is no writing on the back or anything else that would indicate who these gentlemen …

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  This photo of Meridell Park was taken in 1920. This building and grounds are located south of Pocatello, just off S. 5th Ave. The park served as an early stage stop in the late 1890’s and became a freight …

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From the Nation Register of Historic Places registration form for the Enders Hotel in Soda Springs: About 1916 William and Theadore Enders, both bachelors, expressed dissatisfaction with the quality of lodging available to stockmen and tourists alike in the area … Continued

Date: March 15, 2016 Contact: Dan Everhart, Chair, Advocacy Committee, Preservation Idaho, dan@preservationidaho.org or 208-995-9915 Preservation Idaho has been shocked to learn that the historic Jefferson County Courthouse in Rigby will be demolished today. The National Register listed building is … Continued

This article was originally printed in the Idaho State Journal Centennial Edition, section seven on Monday, June 21, 1982 By O.K. Johnson Idaho State Journal The origin of Blackfoot is an enigma all to itself. A couple of theories are … Continued

  The text read “University Avenue  High School, Blackfoot, Idaho 1908.” The current building was constructed in the 1950s on Shilling Ave.

  This photo was taken facing north. Red Hill can be seen in the background on the right-hand side. The buildings on the right are railroad shops and housing for railroad employees. The buildings on the left are possibly coal … Continued

              The above photo was found in the Idaho State Journal offices. There is no date and no location given, but we are assuming it was in Pocatello. This photo below appears in the … Continued

This photo was taken circa 1953 in front of the Idaho State Journal building in Pocatello. The women who worked in the Classifieds Department appear here as “carhops,” gathering information for classified ads from customers from their vehicles. Our building is … Continued

January 25, 1911 The Pocatello Tribune Record breaking east side flood Steady rain falling for twenty-eight hours on solidly frozen ground, pours hundreds of thousands of gallons of surface water into low parts of the Gate City — Wagons used … Continued

  This photo is labeled “Original Don’s Arctic Circle,” but the location and date is not noted. Does anyone recognize this location? Was this is Pocatello?  

This photo was taken in 1909 at the intersection of Main and Center streets facing east. The viaduct in the background has since been replaced by the underpass. Santa Claus is riding in the car as local kids look on.

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Whittier Elementary School was located on S. 4th Ave in Pocatello. We’re seeking information on the school, such as where it was exactly, when it was built, when it was torn down, memories, etc. Read more

This is one of many photos we’ve come across, either in our collection or brought in by people who have found them in storage. There is no writing on the back or anything else that would indicate who these gentlemen …

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  This photo of Meridell Park was taken in 1920. This building and grounds are located south of Pocatello, just off S. 5th Ave. The park served as an early stage stop in the late 1890’s and became a freight …

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By Bill Ryan How do you date a picture like this? Well, you do the best you can. hoping intensive study will provide clues. There were not many here, but let’s give it a try. We know there are no …

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  This photo was taken facing north. Red Hill can be seen in the background on the right-hand side. The buildings on the right are railroad shops and housing for railroad employees. The buildings on the left are possibly coal … Continued Read more