Todays installment of Throwback Thursday takes us to the southwest corner of 26th Avenue and North Main Street.

 

The very first Dairy Queen was opened in Joliet, Illinois by Sherb Noble in 1940. The two of the three Dairy Queen franchises' in Hutch have been around for a long time.

DQ No.2 at 2515 N. Main was built in 1952 and managed by Jack Haynes. Between 1954 and 1968 it was managed by Walt Roberts, Dean Smith, Lee Hofmeier and Marie Nitzsche.