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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Canyada Lodge Ruins

Submitted by on July 1, 2011 – 9:00 amNo Comment
Canadya Ruins - portion of the chimney 1989

Canadya Ruins - portion of the chimney 1989

In 1912, the Canyada Lodge was the something to behold. It was built in La Grande, by Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, John L. McMurray, for $92,500 — something like $2.1 million today.

In 1927 the grand lodge burned and only the ruins remain. Here are two shots of the ruins taken in 1989, along with a postcard of the short lived Canyada.

Photos courtesy of Gary & Debbie Saint.

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Canyada-post-card

Canyada-post-card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadya Ruins - Stone columns (1989)

Canadya Ruins - Stone columns (1989)

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