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Cutting The Ribbon . . . formally opening the new Hinky Dinky Supermarket at Bluff Plaza Wednesday is Mayor John Pogge, center. Present for the opening are C.A. Monasee, president of Hinky Dinky; J.M. Newman, chairman of the board; Ed Brown, store…

Frozen Foods In New Style Cases . . . some 75 feet long and well lighted are one of the features of the new store. Another feature is the "on premise" bakery section. The store contains 20,000 square feet, 15,000 feet of display and sales, and was…

From The Manager's Office . . . the new Hinky Dinky store looks like this. Workers arrange the last items on the long row of shelves that are nearly completed. To operate the store requires 55 employees under Manager Ed Brown who has been in charge…

Getting ready for opening of Hinky Dinky's new store at Oak Street and Broadway in the new Bluff Plaza is a big job. A whole troop of employees have been working for several weeks to stock the shelves in preparation for the grand opening.

New Supermarket . . . and 300-car parking lot built by Hinky Dinky Food Stores occupy a full square block at Twenty-eighth St. and West Broadway. It is the largest grocery store in Iowa and will employ about 100 persons.

The plans for this new supermarket at Twenty-eighth St. and West Broadway were revealed Saturday by Hinky-Dinky Stores of Omaha. Grading for the $300,000 structure has been started. The store will open late in the spring of 1957 and employ 100…

Fly-In Supermarket . . . planned by Hinky-Dinky at Glen Ave. and Broadway will look like this. The cars will enter the rooftop parking lot from Pierce St. Sketch by G.B. Larson, architect.

Hinky Dinky Supermarket at Glen Avenue and West Broadway in Council Bluffs, 1939

Today...about the only comparison to the 1868 photo is the general shape of the street. Parking meters take the place of the old hitching posts, along with paving and modern buildings. At left center is the IOOF temple.
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