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Catalog Number WF 0147
Caption Anacortes Junk Co.
Description Efthmemios (Mike ) Demopoulos at the Wheel of his truck in front of Anacortes Junk Co. at 2nd Street and Commercial Avenue. Next door is Anacortes Iron Works. Anacortes Junk Company started on 2nd Street between O Avenue and Commercial Avenue by Mike Demopoulos, a Greek emigrant, c.1912-1913; still in business today (May 2011) as Marine Supply and Hardware Company. By 1929 he had opened the Marine Supply Hardware Company on the corner of 2nd Street and Commercial Avenue. Mike Demopoulos's truck is owned today (May 2002) by Dave Milholland. Anacortes Iron Works is visible at the right. Note hydrant (?) on curb. Also see WF 0145, WF 0146
Date 1920c.
Photographer BRADY, Ferd (possibly)
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Business
Transportation - Land
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People DEMOPOULOS, Efthimios "Mike"
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Anacortes Junk Co.
Marine Supply & Hardware Co.
Anacortes Iron Works
202 Commercial
Object Name Print, Photographic