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by Groceteria
06 Apr 2021 10:58
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Former Safeway in Prescott, Ariz., now liquor store and deli
Replies: 1
Views: 943

Re: Former Safeway in Prescott, Ariz., now liquor store and deli

Looking at the building in Google Maps, I suspect this may have operated as a Safeway/Super S combo. No documentation on that, though.
by Groceteria
03 Apr 2021 11:19
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Colonial Stores in Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: Colonial Stores in Florida

This is really good and detailed stuff. Thanks! Hoping the address lists posted on the site will be helpful and maybe save you some legwork going forward!
by Groceteria
01 Apr 2021 18:02
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Colonial Stores in Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: Colonial Stores in Florida

If only there were a website that had historical location lists from cities in Florida and around the country :)

https://www.groceteria.com/place/florida/
by Groceteria
25 Feb 2021 23:29
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: What is the oldest Safeway in operation?
Replies: 19
Views: 19753

Re: What is the oldest Safeway in operation?

The 17th and Corocoran store surprisingly is a mid-1960s (specifically 1966, I think) replacement for a store across the street (where McDonald's now is) that originally opened as an Acme. The Columbia Road store does date from sometime between 1948 and 1954. It has been greatly expanded. There was ...
by Groceteria
15 Feb 2021 11:41
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Company Publications
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Company Publications

They actually date back to the 1920s. I have several and posted a few to the site quite a while back:

https://www.groceteria.com/store/nation ... s/safeway/

I'll be adding more as I have time.
by Groceteria
11 Feb 2021 22:40
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: NEW: Austin TX, 1924-1986
Replies: 1
Views: 205

NEW: Austin TX, 1924-1986

This one was by popular vote on Twitter:

https://www.groceteria.com/place/texas/austin/

I hope to fill in the gaps between 1986 and the present soon.
by Groceteria
17 Jan 2021 23:42
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: "Kroger Premier"?
Replies: 3
Views: 5297

Re: "Kroger Premier"?

Ssshhh
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. Here's the photo (you can't see much, alas...)
by Groceteria
13 Jan 2021 10:18
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: Board back online
Replies: 0
Views: 1593

Board back online

Apologies to anyone who got a "this account is suspended" notice last night. the culprit was an expired credit card and an email notification that went to my spam folder. Let's just leave it at that...
by Groceteria
04 Jan 2021 23:53
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: NEW: Danville VA 1930-2020
Replies: 1
Views: 177

NEW: Danville VA 1930-2020

More interesting than I expected it to be.

https://www.groceteria.com/place/virginia/danville/
by Groceteria
01 Jan 2021 17:00
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Tidewater/Hampton Roads timeline
Replies: 0
Views: 274

Tidewater/Hampton Roads timeline

A work in progress. Suggestions/corrections welcome.

https://www.groceteria.com/place/virgin ... -timeline/
by Groceteria
31 Dec 2020 18:29
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: New location list: Fairmont WV, 1927-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 7758

Re: New location list: Fairmont WV, 1927-2015

Andrew T. wrote: 30 Dec 2020 14:41Oh, another note! The old Thorofare space now stands next to a business called "Gwynn Tire." David is no doubt thrilled...
We do get around...
by Groceteria
15 Dec 2020 21:51
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: Shameless self-promotion
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Shameless self-promotion

Thanks all. It was tons of fun.