The Pacific Hardware and Steel Company Warehouse, located at 2181 NW Nicolai in the Northwest Industrial District of Portland, was built in 1910 as a warehouse for steel produced at the rolling mill which was located next door.
Disc Jockey Richardson at KTRM (now KZZB) in Beaumont, Texas
Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.(October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959)
The DJ turned rock star, who is best remembered for hit recording of “Chantilly Lace”, died in a tragic plane crash along with legends Buddy Holly and young Ritchie Valens.
Richardson began his musical career as a songwriter. George Jones later recorded his "White Lightning", which became Jones’ first #1 country hit in 1959. He also wrote "Running Bear" for his friend Johnny Preston and is credited for making the first music video in 1958.