Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Alder Mill, 1905

Submitted by on May 9, 2011 – 9:11 am3 Comments
Alder sawmill ca 1905

Alder sawmill ca 1905

The first image is of the exterior of the Alder, Wash., mill around 1905.

The next shot is of the interior of the mill.  Note the size of the saw blade — set up for extremely large logs.

The mill was located on the south side of town near Alder Creek. A wooden dam was constructed in the creek to form a mill pond to dump the logs to the be sawed. (Per Old Alder.)

Photos Courtesy Pat Van Eaton.

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Interior of Alder Sawmill

Interior of Alder Sawmill

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