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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Mashell Ave. 1917 and 2011

Submitted by on November 15, 2011 – 10:10 pm5 Comments
Mashell Ave. 1917

Mashell Ave. 1917

Here is a before and after picture of Mashell Ave. The first shot is 1917 and then second was taken in 2011, 95 years later.

1917 was the first year of WWI and some of Eatonville’s young men went off to war. With the lack of men to work the mills, wages went up. (Common laborers back then were getting $3.00 to $3.50 for a 10-hour day.)

Photos courtesy of Rich Williams and Chris Bivins.

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Mashell Ave. 2012

Mashell Ave. 2012

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