Lost Memphis: The Ohman Ranch House

A Western-themed eatery in the heart of Memphis. Makes perfect sense to me.




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What came later?

I remember a small diner in that same area named the Broken Wheel. Was that the same place?

Harry Brown more than 1 year ago

You do realize...

...that Stewart Brothers Hardware is long gone (replaced a couple of years ago by a thrift shop), as is Bruno's Italian Restaurant. Need to drive around a little more often, Vance!

Midtown Girl more than 1 year ago


Vance Lauderdale

Ask Vance is the blog of Vance Lauderdale, the award-winning columnist of Memphis magazine and Inside Memphis Business. Vance is the author of four books: Ask Vance: The Best Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History and Trivia Expert (2003), as well as Ask Vance: More Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History Expert (2011), Vance Lauderdale’s Lost Memphis (2013), and Vance Lauderdale’s More Lost Memphis (2014). He is also the recipient of quite a few nice awards (including “Best Blog - 2017” from the Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Awards), the creator of several eye-catching wall calendars, and the only person we know with a vintage shock-treatment machine in his den.