A look at past classifieds

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 19:00

It’s always fun to read classified ads from days long gone. The following are some from the May 17, 1972 issue of the Knik Arm Courier:


FOR SALE: Ping-pong table with net and four paddles, $25. Two piece sectional, $20. Gas water heater, $18. Used ceiling tile, 5 cents per square foot.


FOR SALE: 1965 Ford station wagon, standard transmission, with overdrive, radio, luggage rack and trailer hitch, $650.


NORTHERN WESTERN STORE: Complete line of western style clothing. Now stocking a complete line of Farnam Horse Products. All kinds of pet and livestock feed. Horse food by the sack or ton. FREE DELIVERY on ton orders. Located on Park Place in the basement of Green Medical Clinic.


2 ½ ACRES IN PETERS CREEK: $7,000 total price, with $1,500 down and the balance payable at $65 per month.


TOPLINE RENT BEATER!: 8-by-48 trailer with nice lean-to. Set up and ready to move into. Situated in trailer court at Mile 18. Just $3,100 for the trailer with space rent of $55 per month.


EAGLE RIVER SANITARY LAND FILL (Dump): Hours: Wed., 1-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Pick-up or trailers, only $1.00.


This column is provided by the Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society. Reach them at [email protected] or leave a message at 688-4706.

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