Re: Beer Reefers for Everyone

John Barry

And those county options were the source of many establishments such as Friendship House Lounge on the Walton County Line, now repaced by Captain Dave's on the Gulf.,-86.3975861,3a,75y,169.47h,89.08t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sHWItdJp2xAiFMhl1SpleBg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1  

Unfortunately not served by the L&N carrying STMFC east and west at the north end of the county.
John Barry
ATSF North Bay Lines 
Golden Gates & Fast Freights 


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From: "Tony Thompson tony@... [STMFC]"
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Friday, June 3, 2016 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Beer Reefers for Everyone

Mark Rickert wrote:

I suspect "everyone" is a bit missleading, another bit of reserch for folks particularly in the south. Prohibition didn't end in some areas until long after this group's cutoff so knowing what areas could or could not have the traffic is another subject to research. 

    Mark is right. Prohibition was repealed as a national law, but states were permitted to continue restrictive laws for that state, including county option laws,

Tony Thompson             Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
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