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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Driving to EHS (1929)

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Eatonville High School and cars around 1929

Eatonville High School and cars around 1929

Parents and students have been picking up and dropping off outside the Eatonville High School since the dawn of automobiles — which wasn’t much before than this 1929 photo was taken.

In 1925 an ad proclaimed the Model T “within the means of millions.” It was.  The runabout sold for $260 in 1924 ($3,300 in today’s dollar) and the touring version ran for  $290 (around $3,700 today).

The Tin Lizzie, as it was known, could run on anything from gasoline to good-grade kerosene. (Popular Mechanics)

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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