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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Train full of logs

Submitted by on November 27, 2011 – 2:38 amNo Comment
Train Loaded with Logs

Train Loaded with Logs

This shot, I believe, is a Weyerhaueser locomotive loaded with timber.

Until the Panama Canal opened on  August 15, 1914, shipping Douglas fir to the East Coast had been too costly. Soon, Atlantic Coast retailers were clamoring for this new and exceptional Northwest lumber product.

Here’s an interesting Weyerhaeuser fact. In the 1930s, the company marketed this innovative new product called a Pres-to-Log.  It was made from “scrap” shavings and wood fragments.

Photos courtesy of the Taylor and King families.

Weyerhaeuser Locomotive #120

Weyerhaeuser Locomotive #120

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