This card board sign was probably placed in the window near the gas pump. (Sign courtesy of James McAnney.)
Ruby McAnney, Jim's dad, pumping gas at Allen's Dock. Ruby worked for Chet and took over ownership and operation of the business after Chet passed away in 1966. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Cramer McAnney.)
New Gretna I.Q. Test questions1. What did Harry Kid have in common with the Great John Mathis?2. Who were the Gray brothers?3. Which of the clammers was noted for his gigantic hands?4. Who on the list owned and operated a saw mill?5. Who was "Keever"?6. Who on the list captained an America's Cup winning Yacht that was, at times, anchored off Allen's Dock area? Can you name the yacht?7. Who was "Rue"?8. Who captained the "Saphire Lady"?9. Who on the list was related to the famous VanSant ship building family? (Hint: He was a good ship builder, also, when you could get him to work. He was know to march to the beat of a different drummer.)10. Who was nicknamed "Sach"?11. Helen Carty presently lives on Route 9 across from the Speedy Deli. Her uncle, who lived in that house before her, is on the list? Who is he?12. Who later operated the marina at Cape Horn?13. Who on the list was an oyster watchman?14. Who lived on New York Road, in Mathistown, just a stones throw from Munion Field Road?15. Who lived on Allentown Road, across the street from the New Gretna School?16. Who on the list was born in New Gretna, became a New Jersey State Senator, and was the New Jersey Secretary of State from 1931 to 1940?17. What was Charles Henry's last name?