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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Eatonville Lumber Company, 1916

Submitted by on May 4, 2011 – 6:05 pm6 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Co. ca. 1916

Eatonville Lumber Co. ca. 1916

This photo, courtesy of Martha Parrish and Pat Van Eaton, is of the Eatonville Lumber Company store at around 1916.

The Eatonville mill had a good run — in operation from 1896 until it closed up in 1954.

Interesting Fact: The subway systems in New York City used timber from the Eatonville mill.

Although the mill store is gone, there’s still ample evidence of the community. The Eatonville Lumber Company built 22 houses, which they rented for a nominal fee to mill employees. A number of those houses are still standing near Eatonville Millpond Park. 

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