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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Weyerhaeuser Logging Locomotives

Submitted by on July 30, 2012 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Weyerhaeuser Timber Company Locomotive

Weyerhaeuser Timber Company Locomotive

Early on logging was done by rail. Locomotives came steaming in to pick up the lumber, like these Weyerhaeuser Timber Company locomotives. If you want to see some of these old trails up close,  Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad has live demonstrations — on the rail, not picking up logs. For a fee you an jump on and get a taste of what it must have been like.

Photos courtesy of the King and Taylor families.

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One of Weyerhaeuser Timber Company's locomotives

One of Weyerhaeuser Timber Company’s locomotives 

Locomotive up close

Locomotive up close

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