Hornkohl Bakery wagon delivered baked goods

Every once in a while, one comes across some kind of interesting “distraction” while flipping through the pages of an old newspaper. This aforementioned “distraction,” which is sometimes not intended to provide us with details of a defining event, but engages in the way it makes us think, “Hmm, I never knew that.”

Several months ago I came across an article published in the May 28, 1928 issue of the Manistee News Advocate that discussed the removal of delivery cars from the Hornkohl Bakery, formerly located at 300-302 First St.

I guess in essence I never gave much thought to one bakery delivering baked goods to every neighborhood, but after reading the following article it certainly would have made sense.

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