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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Good Luck Gold Mine

Submitted by on March 13, 2012 – 8:42 pmNo Comment
Good Luck Gold Mine

Good Luck Gold Mine

The caption under this picture read “Good Luck Gold Mine”. This is the second picture I’ve come across referring to a gold mine in Eatonville. The first was a  gold mine at Wildcat Falls (behind the Eatonville airport). The Mensik family may have done some of the mining.

I don’t know how “lucky” this mine was, since there’s never been an Eatonville gold rush  . . . that I know of.

Photo courtesy of Rich and Ruthie Williams.

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