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Remembering Rogers: The Eversole Stave Mill Closed In 1985

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Courtesy Photo Clayton Eversole Square and round stakes of staves sit ready to be shipped to make whiskey barrels from the Eversole Stave Mill in Rogers in 1950.

At the end of World War II, the major industries in Rogers were the Harris Bakery and Speas Vinegar. The apple orchards that once covered the landscape in Benton County were winding down and the poultry industry was in its infancy.

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