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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Logging in the Canyon (ca. 1919)

Submitted by on January 15, 2012 – 9:00 am5 Comments
Logging the canyon

Logging the canyon

Eatonville was a logging town for decades. And you can still see guys in rubber suspenders and cork boots around town.

There are no end to amazing “old timey” Eatonville logging shots. Here’s one labeled “logging  the canyon”. Maybe up near Canyon Road?  And the gentleman 2nd to the left if Robert McGilivery.

Despite the lack of information about where it’s shot, there’s a wealth of information in the shot — a look at the old steam donkey, with its beat up tin roof and the stack of wood to fuel it, as well as the spools holding the cable.

Photo courtesy of the Eatonville Historical Society and Pat Van Eaton.

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