In 1890, the Brain Lumber Company, which had started in 1868, moved to its current location out on East Street. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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Springfield Looking Back: Brain Lumber Company

In 1890, the Brain Lumber Company, which had started in 1868, moved to its current location on East Street. 

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Following a major fire in 1925, the company rebuilt and can be seen in the background here not long after it reopened at East and Harrison streets.

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This scene from the early 1930s shows men working on a street repair project. 

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