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by bm10k
23 Feb 2021 15:12
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: What is the oldest Safeway in operation?
Replies: 19
Views: 20462

Re: What is the oldest Safeway in operation?

In the Seattle Division, I think it would it be the Holly Park/New Holly
Store on S. MLK Way and Othello. From What I've Read That store
opened in the late 40's
by bm10k
15 Sep 2020 16:02
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: 1980 Discount Store Directory
Replies: 1
Views: 816

1980 Discount Store Directory

found this on Internet Archive, really interesting, detailed list of chain stores mostly defunct

https://archive.org/details/directoryof ... enters1980
by bm10k
27 Oct 2018 08:21
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Bismarck and Fargo, ND chain grocery/supermarket history
Replies: 9
Views: 7539

Re: Bismarck and Fargo, ND chain grocery/supermarket history

I live in Fargo and I can add on to the Fargo section.
But the public library only have city directories as far back as 1958 so there will be a little bit of a lapse
by bm10k
19 Aug 2016 01:07
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: 1981 Safeway L.A. Division Locations List
Replies: 5
Views: 7412

1981 Safeway L.A. Division Locations List

Found This On the Google News Archive in the Oxnard Press-Courier it also had the Las Vegas Locations as well
by bm10k
28 Apr 2016 19:46
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: last new-build Safeway in Southern Idaho?
Replies: 7
Views: 9428

Re: last new-build Safeway in Southern Idaho?

On The Internet Archive. They Actually Have copies of The Twin Falls Newspaper (Times News) from the 40's to 1995
and the store in Buhl opened in 1985 and even had a full page Ad. It is now a Ridley's Family Market
by bm10k
20 Jan 2015 19:05
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Buttrey Big Fresh
Replies: 4
Views: 6885

Re: Buttrey Big Fresh

Apparently Billings Had 3 Locations As Well

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases ... 14652.html
by bm10k
14 Jan 2015 07:34
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Washington and Oregon Buttrey locations
Replies: 1
Views: 5689

Re: Washington and Oregon Buttrey locations

From What I have able to research there was stores in Moses Lake, and 2 in the Tri-Cities (Pasco and Kennewick) Respectfully
by bm10k
14 Jan 2015 07:29
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Buttrey Big Fresh
Replies: 4
Views: 6885

Re: Buttrey Big Fresh

The Only One That I Know of Was In Great Falls And That Location Was one of the Diversified Stores sold to Smith's
which is still to this day
by bm10k
17 Oct 2014 16:55
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: 72nd St. Goodwill, Tacoma, WA former grocer?
Replies: 3
Views: 6956

Re: 72nd St. Goodwill, Tacoma, WA former grocer?

I believe it was a Food 4 Less
not too certain about that
by bm10k
14 Jun 2014 21:29
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: 1958 Safeway Book
Replies: 1
Views: 3852

1958 Safeway Book

Found this over on the Internet Archive
has A lot of information pertaining to Safeway during that era
it's available as a PDF as well

https://archive.org/details/TheNewWayAtSafeway1958
by bm10k
24 Jan 2014 22:31
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Albertsons, 1610 W Lincoln Ave, Yakima, WA
Replies: 6
Views: 10507

Re: Albertsons, 1610 W Lincoln Ave, Yakima, WA

You are correct, it was a former Buttrey
by bm10k
07 Mar 2012 12:39
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Eagle Quality Centers
Replies: 7
Views: 5060

Re: Eagle Quality Centers

There are 2 more I know of, Valdez, and Seward
by bm10k
21 Feb 2012 19:01
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: 1962 Seattle Times Worlds Fair Special Section
Replies: 0
Views: 2959

1962 Seattle Times Worlds Fair Special Section

Found This On the Seattle Times Website and it
has quite a few supermarket ads in it and can be downloaded as a pdf

heres the link
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/w ... _pdfs.html