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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King’s Place — Smokes for Sale (1940s)

Submitted by on January 7, 2012 – 9:00 am10 Comments
King's Place, ca. 1940s

King's Place, ca. 1940s

I’m not sure why I like this shot of King’s Place so much. Maybe it’s the signs:

. . .  the Camel ad in the bottom corner or the Chevron Supreme above.

. . . the slogan “Midway to Mount Rainier” or

. . . King’s Place, the House of Good Food”.

The old gas tanks just give it that additional iconic feel.

Photo courtesy of Pat VanEaton.

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