Adding on to the United Brethren Church first finished in the first edition after it was built in 1892 the addition was finished in 1911 it has gone through more remodeling jobs through the years but is now the only church in town where week services are held.
In this view you can part of the City Call was the old Rooks County State Bank. Photo thanks to Sondra (McCall) Huscher
Inside Woodston Post Office 2014 photo by Sondra (McCall) Huscher
Close up of th remodel of 2014 Photo by Sondra McCall Huscher
Woodston Post Office redo in 2014 photo thanks to Sondra (McCall) Huscher Sondra works at the Woodston Post Office
Front of card Notice the hitching posts in front and on the side of the building. Above the store was the opera house years later it was a roller skating rink.
Back side of the Smither Bros Building post card
Carleta Strutt was an operator at the Woodston Mutual Telephone Company When in High School at WRHS.
After the Tornado ripped through Woodston on June 20, 2010, This is coming into town from the West looking east. Photo by Shane Hull.
View of Woodston Main St. June 24,1913, Beloit to Colby Cut Off
Bob McCall’s Building the Woodston Community Center
Woodston Post built by Chester Grimes where thereafter it never moved again. After March 1934.
Woodston Methodist Church shortly after it was built in 1911
Photo of Woodston looking from the top of an Elevator taken June 20, 2010 After the tornado and lots of flood occurred. Photo by Shane Hull
This was the Woodston Depot photo taken in 1971 by Ken Lee Richards WRHS 1948. Like so much of Woodston it is gone.
North side of Main between Pine and Cedar streets
Rooks County State Bank,Built in 1910 this photo was taken in 2010 the 100th anniversary of the building.
William Morrissey and Son Sales and Service. In Woodston.
Union Chaple Church was built by the Baptist’s and Methodist’s in 1898.
WWI the Woodston State Home Guard
During WWI the Woodston State Home Guard was organized, made up of volunteers, over the age of 18.
Smither’s Store 1971
Home Service Station opened on July 18, 1931
Russell Scott Osborn House abt 1900
Woodston State Bank , Stock Certificate made to Roy Smither.
Roy Smither on the left and Wm. Jackson on the right.
Woodston Band, July 4, 1907,
Roscoe Williams Family:
Rooks County State Bank
flag pole and vet memorial 2007
House where Pauline (Carlson) Hartzler WRHS 1932
The John Carlson Family
Loys Crawford 1940 in Front of the Woodston High School. Loys graduated from WRHS 1953. Photo courtesy of Loys Crawford.
Lone Star Rural Woodston School. That is the entire school. 1945
Girls at gas station left to right Caroline Walker, Carleta Strutt WRHS 1963, Beth Droke.
Early picture of Woodston looking west. Notice the horse and buggies no cars but a garage is the first building on the right.
Early photo of Woodston.
Early photo of Woodston looks to be before 1905 as the B.F. Williams &Son block is not there but Smither & Bros building is which was built in 1901
Inside Rooks Country State Bank Nov. 1910
Post to the Woodston Cemetery
Christmas at A. D. Hull’s sometime before 1929. Notice the Karim board in the phony fireplace.
Christmas at A. D. Hull’s, sometime before 1929, in the dinning room.
Henry McCall family abt 1940 L to R Natalie,Robert, Mildred, and Don seated L to R Betty , Henry, Emma and Walter
Harry Sr. and Katie Reeves 50th wedding anniversary with their sons in basement of the Methodist Church today Fellowship Hall.
Harold Elder WRHS 1925
George Elder family.
Droke’s Market Freshman Initiation fall 1957.
The present United Methodist Church photo taken by the late D. Lee Hull WRHS 1934
BS Williams house
Bob McCall 1985
North side of Main around 1915
Barn on the Lawrence Cordill farm S.E. of Woodston
Owned Bob McCall Building Sunday May 30, 2010.
B. S. Williams new house he built. Photo dated Nov, 12 1914.
B. F. Williams and Sons block about 1905.
Arthur Koontz and wife Bertha in his new car.
Woodston’s Farmers Union Coop Elevator. Seen as you enter Woodston from the west heading east.
Woodston from the air before 1959
This was where Morrissey’s had their garage in the back it was the last grocery store in Woodston next to it was Ansel Ives building.
Woodston City Park, across the street east of the UM Church on the corner of Penn and Pine streets.
The Woodston Water tower.
What is left of Woodston Rural Hight School.
Woodston Rural High School active from 1921-1968
Woodston Methodist Church Built in 1911.
Woodston Looking down Elevator Street take in 2010 right after June Tornado by Shane Hull
In front of Post Office built by Chester Grimes Day Chester retired from Post office
Back of Chester Grimes retirement card
Front of C. A. Grimes Retirement Card In Back L to R son James and daughter Reba in front Mrs and Mr. Carl A Grimes.
Chester, Reba and James Grimes
Chester Grimes and his mail wagon
Chester Grimes and son James in front of yet another Mail Wagon.
Chester Grimes loaded and ready to go. Well almost. To the west side of his Post Office Building.
Chester Grimes Holding baby son Jim and daughter Reba in front of his Mail wagon
Chester at Post Office Chester Built this post office in 1934 and in March