A sister "city" on the other side of the county line. Here's to you!
1882 -- Elk creek had a doctor!
Madison Peery, Physician and Surgeon.
1900 -- Elk creek had a photography studio
The Argus has at least one photograph bearing the imprint of Karas Photography of Elk Creek, Nebraska. In 1900, Albert Karas brought his studio to Table Rock for a visit.
1900 - elk creek was working on getting a saloon
Not so easy. The Temperance movement was fierce in this area at that time. May 24, 1900. Argus report from the Tecumseh Chieftan.
1900 - runaway!
A runaway team -- no more fun than having a vehicle with a stuck accelerator and an ignition key that will not turn off. August 9, 1900 Argus reprint of an article from the Elk Creek Herald.
1912 -- A special train stop at elk creek for their carnival
August 15, 1912 -- Train 43, at your service!
1916 or 1917 - 10,000 rabbits?
Did Abe Somberg (now Sonneberg?) really want 10,000 rabbits, or was this the equivalent of ordering 100 pizzas for somebody else?
1920 - table rock school kids walk to elk creek.
February 13, 1920 - some Table Rock high school kids walked to Elk Creek and were a bit stiff as a result. Yes, it made the paper. (Sharla and Sandy Sitzman can verify that it is a bit of a hike. No train stopped there for the Elk Creek festival so they walked there. Once.)
1954 - elk creek versus table rock basketball game
December 7, 1954