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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Postcard from Mountain Rainier (1908)

Submitted by on May 3, 2012 – 4:20 pmOne Comment
Postcard to Anna Peterson (front)

Postcard to Anna Peterson (front)

This time of year, with all the rain, it’s rare to get a glimpse of Mount Rainier. So here’s a glimpse a 100 years back. This postcard was sent to Anna Peterson from Ashford in June or July of 1908.

Telephones didn’t come to Eatonville until 1910 — and it took until 1912 before there were 30 of them out there. Until then, this is how you “dropped a line”.

I’m personally fond of this post card because Anna would have been my next door neighbor.  Check out the address back then — Eatonville, Wash.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton and Linda Lewis.

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Postcard to Anna Peterson (back)

Postcard to Anna Peterson (back)

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