Crow River Trading Co. is currently closed.
As some of you know, but some of you may not know, Crow River
Trading Co. is a one man operation. I started the business back in 1995 as an outgrowth of my hobby of collecting and restoring coin-operated machines.
Back then I put together a typed list of items for sale and mailed it out to people who responded to ads in the newspapers and magazines that catered to
coin-op collectors at that time. In 1998, when the Internet became a way to advertise products, I developed an on-line presence but was still working a
In January of 2000 I left my other employment but have always done everything myself, not being big enough to require hiring any employees. Well, now
I need to have knee replacement surgery and that necessitates closing the business for a few weeks while I recover. I anticipate reopening the business on
March 5th if all goes as planned.
The second surgery is planned for the middle of April and will again force me to close for a few weeks.
There with be no telephone communication possible during this time and e-mail communication will depend on a few factors so it may be delayed and somewhat
I apologize for the inconvenience that this will cause but find that there are no other alternatives. Thank you for your understanding and for your