June 17, 2024

Down Memory Lane

It was my turn to write the “On The Banks of Yesteryear” article for the Delphos Herald this month but for the life of me I could not get the first sentence of my chosen topic to trickle out of my head, down to my fingers and onto the keyboard.  So after several hours of […]

The Legacy of an Oil Can

Recently, while cleaning out a room in the old Commercial Bank Building part of the Canal Museum, we discovered a letter dated April 5, 1938, addressed to the Delphos Can Company from a 13 year old boy in Alabama.  Seems his grandmother had an oil can and liked the name that was on the label […]