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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Celebrating the First Train – 1904

Submitted by on August 31, 2011 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Celebration of the 1st train to arrive in Eatonville, 1904

Celebration of the 1st train to arrive in Eatonville, 1904

The year is 1904, you’re living in the remote town of Eatonville, and the first train has come to town. You’d celebrate too!

Pat Van Eaton says that in this picture we’re looking East on Center Street East. The well (the little gazebo looking building on the right) would be sitting in front of what today is the Eatonville Outdoor shop, on the corner of Mashell Ave. and Center Street.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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