Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Market trails through 65 years


Charlene Smith

When local residents run low on the staples of the kitchen or perhaps just need a snack after school, all trails lead to Texas Trail Market. But most of the bargain shoppers don't realize the little store has been around for 65 years.

"It was the Coop Market before the name changed in 1984," explained manager Bill Cushing. "They had a contest to decide the new name and the Baptist minister at the time won. Talk about a town supporting a store."

The first manager was Ralph Shipp. Then Don Tilton took over followed by Bernie Boldt, Gary Allen and Roy Rumfelt who handed the reins over to Cushi...

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