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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Center Street Blacksmith Shop

Submitted by on June 30, 2011 – 3:24 pm8 Comments
Black smith shop on Center Street & Rainier

Black smith shop on Center Street & Rainier

Long before there was Eatonville Auto Center or Arrow Hardware, Mr. Casey and Mr. Johnson had their blacksmith shop on Center Street and Rainier.

You can see the forge in back where they heated up the metal. The anvil sits front of Mr. Johnson where they forged the metal into shapes using the sledge hammer leaning against anvil.

The temperatures must have been sweltering. Luckily, it looks like the building was well ventilated.

Photo courtesy of Gary & Davvie Saint.

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