There was a time long ago…before Amazon and even before shopping malls…when holiday shoppers looked at their local newspaper and drove downtown for all of their shopping needs.
We took a look at a copy of the Casper Morning Star from Dec. 18, 1957 to get an idea of what Casper holiday shoppers might be buying nearly 60-years ago.
If you use your imagination, you might be able to picture a downtown Casper that was the center of local commerce. Everything from clothes to toys to large appliances were all within walking distance.
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