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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Roudof Kobb and his Accordion

Submitted by on August 13, 2011 – 3:43 pmOne Comment
Roudof Kobb

Roudof Kobb

I don’t know anything about this picture, but I like it. Knowing that Roudof Kobb was supplying some music during what looks like a shingle-making operation, makes me feel like the loggers had a cultured side as well.

Accordions, known as the one-man-band, are a rather new instrument, developed in the 1800s.

Courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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  • David Beane says:

    ..anda one-a anda two-a, let’s give a bigga hand-a for Roudof-a Kobb. (Lawrence Welk comes to Eatonville.)….. Or ..Polka while you saw !!try this….. “Innn and out and innn and out, Roudolfs got a squeeze box, Eatonville never sleeps at night” (slightly adapted fom a song by “The Who”)

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