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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Ed Williams (early 1900s)

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Carrie and Ed Williams

Carrie and Ed Williams

Early pioneer, Nate Williams, was a colorful character,  known as a trapper, hunter, prospector, house mover, mason, miner, horse trader and trailer breaker, among other things.

You hear less about his brother Ed and his wife Carrie.

Ed was there helping Nate build the Williams Garage, which we know today as Tall Timbers. And Ed and his wife had a son Clarence who was one of EHS’s first athletes. Clarence is shown here on the 1916 basketball team — left of coach B.W. Lyon.

You can be quiet and still have an impact.

Photos courtesy of Rich and Ruthie Williams.

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Ed and Nate Williams building the William's garage, known today as Tall Timbers

Ed and Nate Williams building the William's garage, known today as Tall Timbers

1906 EHS basketball team

1906 EHS basketball team

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