Old Images of Downtown Crestline



Although the face of the psot office has changed since this post card was made, Urban Renewal was not able to impact the post office as the post office is a Federal Building and was outside of their reach. It still stands and is our current post office.



Corner of Seltzer and Old Rt. 30.

Roxy Resturaunt-VFW Hall was above the Roxy.

Douglas Drug is to the Right.

Theiss Drug looking west-Fred Theiss R.ph Propiertor

Theiss Drug looking west from north west corner of Setzer and Main.


Inside Theiss Pharmacy - Fred Theiss R.Ph


Corner of Bucyrus and Thoman Looking North

 First National Bank on left- "Triangle" on the right.

Post Office was in the "Triangle" prior to its being at its current location .



East side of Seltzer between Bucyrus and the Union Seltzer intersection.

Seltzer Street looking North

 Left Side Krogers later Byerly's Grocery (not showing)

Holcker's -Dr. Brooks Office Theiss Drug

Right Side Dr. Bresien's office (not Showing) Koon's Cleaner's -Kumm Reality- AAA -Photo-rama-Roxy

Marathon Station across Main St on the Right Shell Station across Main on the Right

Lawson store would have been down on the corner of Seltzer and Diamond


West Side of Seltzer looking toward Main (Old Rt 30 )

Dr. Stanley Arter's office in first building/house to the right of the picture 


Cut and Curl Beauty Shop

Marge Fletcher - Owner / Operator


Tiny's Beauty Shop


Strauch and Obermiller Jewelry

Tom Strauch and Jim Obermiller Proprietors

  Crestline and Building and LoanAssociation building to the right.

Western Auto - Bob and Mable Roberts Proprietor

East side of Seltzer

Later home of Brubach's Meats-Mike Brubach Proprietor 

Building still standing on East side of Seltzer St.


Weaver's Hardware Store


Hyler Cleaner

Union Street Entrance-Behind Cloverdale-Eventually


Ben and Phylis Page Later Owners-Page's Cleaner's eventually moved out to the East Edge of Crestline-Kirby Plumbing currently occupies the Page Cleaner store front


Mickey's Men's Wear - Mick Tridico Proprietor

Dime Store would have been to the right-Mayer's News to the left.

East side of Seltzer at the Union and Seltzer street intersection.

 Strauch and Obermiller Jewelry Store

Jim Obermiller and Tom Strauch Proprietors

Rexall Drug-Fred Bordon R.Ph

Later Theller's Rexall -Art Theller R.Ph

Greter's - Ed Greter proprietor

Old Vaughn Williams Building-William's Shoes.

Currently John Burger & Reed Obermiller

Crest Theater

Cupola for the Farmer's and Citizen's - Crawford County National Bank in the far background


Welcome P. P .G .


West side of Seltzer-Submitted Photo


Theller Rexall Drug-Art Theller R.P.h


West Side of Seltzer South of Union Street Intersection

Anatra's Clothing Store Bldg - Ty Mayer News-Fashion Wise- the "Cloverdale"



Inside of Walker's New's - Mr and Mrs Francis Walker Proprietors

Terry Feick Photo



Cloverdale Restaurant west corner of Seltzer and Union looking South

Soda Fountain inside Cloverdale Restaurant

Frank Glauer Proprietor


Gallentine's Marathon

Northwest Corner of Seltzer and Main Sts


Photo-rama Building and " AAA"


East Side of Seltzer Street South of Bucyrus Street.



Main Street (Rt 30) looking east-Fletcher's Market-Mansuetti's-Thess Pharmacy

Inside of Fletcher's Market

Earl "Fletch" Fletcher Proprietor

West Main Street next to Sam Mansueti's Pizza



North Side of Main (Route 30) looking east from Thoman

Family Value center far right Trinity Lutheran on close right.


Norm Neff's Gulf Gas Station

Route 61 and Rt 30 looking East-(Corner Thoman- Main)



Arter's Buick

Main Street ( Old Rt 30) Looking West from Railroad Tracks-Kelso Garage on the Left

Corner of Thoman looking down Bucyrus Street to the West 

Sutter's Grocery -Campbell's Bar-Blocker's " Burkies" old "Hipp" theatre "Pool Hall" and Telephone Company .Later "Scanlon- Burger" occupied the old Telephone Office.


Crestline YMCA



Seltzer St Looking South from Bucyrus Street



1966-1968 of Railroad Avenue from the tracks facing Bucyrus St.

Shot from behine Mayers Inn - Terry Feick Photo


First National Bank

North West Corner of Seltzer and Bucyrus Sts.

 First National Bank later moved Across from T&A Saveway .

The old building was then used as the Urban Renewal Headquarters


South East Corner Thoman and Bucyrus- looking East.

Law offices of  Scanlon-Burger "Pool Hall" and Sutters Market to the Right

City Hall would have been to the Left-Then the Crestline Public Library.


Crestline Advocate Building

John and Seltzer Street intersection

Fraternal Order of Eagles # 859


Crestline Equity South Thoman Street

Photo Abstracted from




Jim's Market-Jim McJunkin proprietor

North West Corner of Columbus and West Main .

Later became the Family Value Center

Current location of the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home



Family Value Center-Bob and Carole Histed Prp.

N.West Corner of Columbus and West Main Streets.


Family Value Center


Beck Funeral Home -Robert Beck Proprietor

Bucyrus Street



Freezer Fresh Drive-In -West Main Street



Inside Ruth's Feed Box



Shearer's Dairy-Ralph Shearer Proprietor

West Main Street



Cheney Auto Sales -Ralph Cheney Proprietor


Parrella's Body Shop and AAA Service



Blubaugh's Sinclair

South Side of West Main - Later Became Henry Emmer's Garage

Schneider Chevrolet - Stan Schneider Proprietor

West Main Street

Old Eckstein Garage - Stan Eckstein owner 

Current location of Kurtzman's Garage


New Blubaugh Sinclair

Ben Blubaugh-Leo Blubaugh Proprietors



Crestline Auto Parts - East Main

Louie King Proprietor


Nelson Lee's Ford Garage

(Northwest corner Main and Washington Ave)

 Scotty's Bar originally Tammany Hall was on the North East Corner.

Arnnet's Grocery was on the South West Corner (later Frank's treat time)

"Dockie Bauer" home and office was to the west of Arnett's Grocery.

the Certified Station was on the South East corner.


Crawford Chevrolet



Tornichio's Florist - Joe and Virginia Tornichio Proprietors



Law the Florist -Robert Law Proprietor

Washington Ave


Gledhill Lumber - North Pierce Street


West End Garage

Schwertz Body Shop



T&A (Tracy and Avery) Saveway

North West Corner of County Line Rd and Old 30 North

 Dollar General is currently housed in this building.


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