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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Fyfe’s come to Alder

Submitted by on February 15, 2012 – 4:11 pmNo Comment
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fyfe and daughter Dolly at their home in London

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fyfe and daughter Margaret at their home in London

Pictured is Pat, Terry, Joan and Tom Van Eaton’s great grandfather and grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fyfe with their daughter Dolly in their home in London.

Pat says, “They came to Alder in early 1900’s, got a bad case of culture shock and promptly moved to the Oakland district of Tacoma, where they lived the rest of their lives. Their daughter Margaret married Ernest Boettcher, my grandfather.”

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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