Buildings Banks was home to many industries, businesses, and of course local residents. Below are many of the historical buildings and homes, as the town was being formed and growing in the early 1900’s. Main Street in Banks, about 1910/12. Building on left: Blacksmith shop, Kinton and Schumerich Grocery, Powne and Jenson Grocery w/ dry goods, Dance Hall. Buildings on Right: Millers Hotel and Bar, Banks Herald, Washington County Bank (with pillars under tall oak at end of street). Pharmacy of Dr. William B. Munford Residences in Banks in 1908. Existing house built in 1895 at Greenville, Oregon, by Banks Mayor William Moore. In 1905, Moore moved the house 2 miles North to the present site on Market Street in Banks. 1909 – Herman Ostermann at Centerville Store in Cornelius. 1909 – Herman Ostermann on Church steps. 1909 – Schefflien area. 1909 – Centerville Store – John, Herman, Mary, Helena. 1907 – Banks Pharmacy Railroad Depot in Buxton. Washington County Bank on Main Street in Banks, OR. Banks interior with Otto Galaway and Wheelock Marsh. The Washington County Bank opened for business in 1909 as the first bank in banks. The three men who were the largest investors became the bank’s first offices, namely, Nathaniel I. Burnett (b1848-d1913), president (was a prominent resident of Greenville); Lewis Frederic Carstens (b1861-d1911) vice-president, and William Otto Galaway (b1184-d1954) cashier.