Captured on Film #74
Captured on Film galleries feature Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Oct. 15, 1989.
Bill Brinkopf and his wife, Ramona, observed 30 years as owners of Sunny Hill Garden & Pet Center, located at 335 Christine St. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Gail King made a point at a meeting of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee, which met to discuss a proposed diagnostic veterinary laboratory. Listening were Dr. Robert Foster, center, and Dr. Bill Meyer, both of Southeast Missouri State University. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 6, 1987.
Farmers and businessmen viewed the kiln where cement was "cooked" at the Lone Star Industries plant as employee Doug Palmer explained the process which required the 235-by-14-foot kiln to rotate three times each minute. Portland and masonry cement was manufactured at the rate of one 94-pound bag per second. The kiln that day was shut down for maintenance. Farmers and businessmen toured the cement plant as part of the annual Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Farm/Business Tour. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 6, 1987.
Kevin Orr, crime prevention officer with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, discussed the department's new Business Watch program during the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce First Friday Coffee. The program was similar to the Neighborhood Watch program already in effect. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 3, 1989.
Workers for D & R Demolition Co. of Cairo, Illinois, progressed toward a fall completion date for demolition of the old Florsheim shoe factory on North Main Street. In exchange for the salvageable materials, the firm took the building down at no cost to the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, which owned the building and property. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 20, 1989.
Rick Klipfel, general manager of Mid-America Outdoor Power Equipment, Inc., 420 S. Kingshighway, was seated on one of the company's many riding mowers, including Snapper, Bolens, Roper, John Deere and Honda. Mid-America carried a full line of parts and offered services on all makes. (Southeast Missourian archive)
This 1988 photograph shows members of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Retail Steering Committee. Left to right were Jack Lamkin, Jack Higdon and Harry Rediger. (Southeast Missourian archive)