Buster Meat Market (NRIS 80004551)

Address: Main Ave., Challis, Idaho. County/parish: Custer.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places December 03, 1980.

Part of Challis MRA (NRIS 64000161).

From Wikipedia:

Buster Meat Market
The Buster Meat Market, located at about 250 Main Ave. in Challis in Custer County, Idaho was a historic building built in c.1897. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.It was a one-story stone building with a galvanized iron front manufactured by the Mesker Bros. of St. Louis, Missouri. It was built for George McGowan, a merchant, and was rented to William Buster until Buster outright purchased the building. The building was considered the finest building in Challis for a number of years.The building no longer existed in 2008.Another NRHP-listed stone building, the Challis Cold Storage, located at about 300 Main Ave., collapsed in the 1983 Borah Peak earthquake. (read more...)


  • Mesker Bros.

Architectural styles:

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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/80004551