Monthly Archives: January 2015

General Store Interior, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, California

This image is of the same General Merchandise Store, as it looked when first occupied. The items visible on the shelves are for sale for the most part, and included the berry products from the Knott’s berry farm.

General Merchandise, Knotts Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif.

There is no description on the back of the card.

This interior has been extensively changed and remodeled with the passing years, and bears no resemblance today, it being a more familiar souvenir shop with modern fixtures and lighting.

This card dates from the 1940s.

General Merchandise Store, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Vista, California

This is an image of the exterior of the General Merchandise Store as it looked in an earlier incarnation. There is a stereotypical wooden Indian carving and two cast members sitting on a bench under the sign.

General Merchandise Store, Knott’s Berry Place, Buena Park, Calif.

There is no description on the back of the card.

The store is part of the larger Western town recreation known as Ghost Town, and the building, erected in 1944, still stands and is used to sell souvenirs. The card dates from the 1940s.

Redwood Section, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Vista, California

This image begins a series of pictures from the popular tourist destination known as Knott’s Berry Farm. It has existed in many forms over the decades, and much of what will be seen here has been replaced with more modern attractions. This is a section from a California redwood tree.

Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park – California 14

There is no description on the back of the card, typical of card like this which were converted from photos. The display was removed in 1984, a tree planted in the spot, and the surrounding area paved over.

This card dates from the 1940s.