BLACKSMITHS

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O. E. Avery

O. E. Avery was listed in the 1898 California State Gazetteer & Business Directory as being a Blacksmith in Garlock.

F. W. Carlisle

Mr. Carlisle was listed in the 1898 California State Gazetteer & Business Directory as being a Blacksmith in Garlock.

GEORGE P. BRADY –BRADY & STACK

In April of 1896 Mr. George P. Brady and wife were given a charivari after joining in the bonds of holy matrimony at Cow Wells.  George was a blacksmith in partnership with a man by the name of Stack.  In September of that year they built a new blacksmith shop. He was still in business in Garlock in 1897.  George appears to have left the Rand area in 1904 for several months to take employment in the Los Angeles area.  He returned in May of that year and purchased an interest in the Houser Blacksmith Shop in Randsburg.

ABRAHAM (DAD) STALEY

It is not known when “Dad” Staley came to Garlock, but by August of 1896 he had moved his shop to Randsburg.  He did however; still keep a hand in Garlock affairs as is evidenced by his signature on a petition asking for a road from Garlock to Randsburg which was presented to the County Board of Supervisors in December of 1896.

BARKER, G. R.

G. R.  Barker was shown in the Sept 5, 1897 Los Angeles Herald as a blacksmith in Garlock and  is listed in the 1898 California Gazetteer & Business Directory as being a Blacksmith in Garlock.

FRED BODEN

Fred Boden was shown in the Sept 5, 1897 Los Angeles Herald as a blacksmith in Garlock and according to the 1898 California Gazetteer & Business Directory Fred was still running both a blacksmith shop and a restaurant in Garlock in 1898.

S. B. LIDY

Mr. Lidy, who was later in business in Johannesburg, was shown in the Sept 5, 1897 Los Angeles Herald as a blacksmith in Garlock and was listed in the 1898 California Gazetteer & Business Directory as a blacksmith in Garlock.

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