In January 1956, fire destroyed a commercial building in Dickeyville just south of Trion on U.S. Highway 27.
building was owned by Dr. W.U. Hyden and witnesses said it was gone in
30 minutes. Some of the businesses located in the building included
Dodd Radio and TV Shop, Raughton Barber Shop, R.C.'s Drive-In, and
Dalton Auction Company. Estimated loss of the building was in excess of
Bailey (left) and John and Ray Brown stand in what's left of Bailey's
Appliance Shop. A former employee of the Trion Department Store,
Bailey's loss was uninsured.
Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.
Information from the January 25, 1956 edition of the Trion Facts.