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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Ad for Depot Hotel

Submitted by on September 21, 2011 – 9:00 am3 Comments
Depot Hotel Ad 1947

Depot Hotel Ad 1947

The Depot Hotel was built in 1912 by R. Marti. The building changed hands at least a few times.

In 1930, Marti sold the hotel to Gertrude Faris of Oakland, Calif. In 1941 Gertrude sold it to H. Pierce of Eatonville. The next year, Pierce sold it to A. M. Pugh of Coulee City.

It must of changed hands yet again because it re-opend up under new management in 1947, based on this ad that ran in the Eatonville Dispatch.

Photos courtesy of the Dispatch and Pat Van Eaton.

Click on images to enlarge.


Depot Hotel on the right

Depot Hotel on the right

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