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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The Alder Store – 1946

Submitted by on August 10, 2011 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Alder Store, ca. 1946

Alder Store, ca. 1946

The Alder Store (around 1946) serviced folks not only in Alder, but those headed up to to Mount Rainier.

Much of Alder was moved or taken down when the dam was built and the area was flooded. This store, however, was built after the flooding and was owned by Carl Rotter and his wife Veora (Rathbone) Rotter.

Thank you Pat Van Eaton for the photo.

Click on image to enlarge.

 

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