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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Ohop Valley — early 1900s

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Ohop Valley in the early 1900s

Ohop Valley in the early 1900s

When you hear about Ohop Valley, you probably think of the Pioneer Farm or the Nisqually Land Trust, where they are doing a lot of restoration work on the creek.

Up until the 1980s through, the valley was primarily farming country.  Dairies were sprinkled from one end to the others, and fields were growing corn and hay.

Valley founder, Toger Peterson's home

Valley founder, Toger Peterson's home

The first shot is an overview of the valley. The second is of the home of Toger Peterson. He was the first to come out and survey the valley. The property is now owned by the Nisqually Land Trust.

Photos courtesy of Rich Williams.
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