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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Canyon Road Construction (ca. 1919)

Submitted by on September 26, 2012 – 8:37 pm4 Comments
Logging the canyon

Logging the canyon

With all the ongoing work on the Canyon Road right now, I thought it might be a good time to put up some early construction photos.

The first shot is of team logging to make place for the road. The steam donkey is running, so the guys must have just taken a break for a picture.

The second shot is Robert McGilvery and crew working on the road. All the equipment at their feet is incredible — and mostly likely high tech of the time.

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Robert Mc Gilvery and team building the Canyon Road

Robert Mc Gilvery and team building the Canyon Road

 

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