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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Snap Shot of Old Alder

Submitted by on August 17, 2011 – 9:00 am3 Comments
Several Alder ladies

Several Alder ladies

These photos give you a glimpse of what the town of Alder looked like during the early 1900s. The logs were being milled, roads were being built and the ladies were looking fine.

Note: In the last photo of the road gang you might notice, besides the dog, the roots of the enormous tree that fell to their left.

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Alder sawmill around 1905

Alder sawmill around 1905

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside the Alder Sawmill

Inside the Alder Sawmill

 

 

Alder road gang (with dog)

Alder road gang (with dog)

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