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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Busses from Ashford to Rainier

Submitted by on July 28, 2012 – 4:07 pmNo Comment
First busses from Ashford to Mt. Rainier

First busses from Ashford to Mt. Rainier

Pictured here are the first busses that ran from the Tacoma Eastern Depot in Ashford to Mt. Rainier.

People could also get a good look at the mountain from the air too. The first airplane flights over the park and around the Mountain were made in July 1920. Three planes circled the mountain and the third then “bravely flew over the summit”. (The Big Fact Book About Mount Rainier)

Photo courtesy of Randy Stewart.

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