Blakely Freezer Locker, 1946

Doug Johnson notes: This was my father and mother, Huey and Lillian Johnson’s business from about 1952 until it closed in 2005.

 

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7 thoughts on “Blakely Freezer Locker, 1946

  1. Doug Johnson

    This was my father and mother, Huey and Lillian Johnson’s business from about 1952 until it closed in 2005.

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    1. drtrd Post author

      I agree…and check out the entry for Griffin’s Cold Storage in Ocilla. I’m intrigued that such facilities were such patrons of Art Deco/Art Moderne in the 1940s. You’d never think meat lockers would be so enlightened!

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      1. Trish @theoldpostroad

        I was about to comment that this was similar to a building in Ocilla. Came through these southwest ga towns, today.

    1. drtrd Post author

      I would say…Deco and Moderne seem to merge at times, and much of this era’s architecture gets lumped into “Mid-Century Modern(e)”…

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