Hitching Rail on “Market Street”

Palmer Museum of History and Art
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Unknown

Collection

Irwin Collection

Time Period

Unidentified

Description

Image is a summer view of horses standing at the hitching rail on the street in Palmer originally referred to a “Market Street”, later designated as Dahlia Ave. The image shows the hitching rail was constructed from posts with a cable run through and between them. The area served as parking for automobiles as well as horses across from the Co-op garage, post office and trading post. Town buildings are visible beyond and power poles and lines are prominent.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 3-1/2” x 4-1/2”

ENTRY ID

Palmer#30x-Irw

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