Norcross is a small town in Grant county, a short drive southeast of Breckenridge, directly west of Alexandria. The sign on the outskirts of Norcross proclaims a population in the sixties. We decided to visit Norcross after seeing a photo of the beautiful art deco public school building.
We spoke to a Norcross resident who told us this school is owned by a couple from Arizona who intended to fix it up, but haven’t been seen in about two years.
We spoke to a local man named Jerry who told us the home above was his mom’s house, and he suspected it might have been a store at one time as well. I thought it had a certain depot-type appearance too.
This post office is still in use. Very picturesque.
Jerry showed us some historic photos of Norcross, including this one which shows the same post office on the far left.
This was the office for a lumberyard which no longer exists. Just to the left of this building there was once a large community center which is now gone too.
If you build it……….. they will go?
Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp, copyright © 2016 Sonic Tremor Media