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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Kruse Family Bridge

Submitted by on November 20, 2012 – 9:43 pmNo Comment
Suspension bridge across the Nisqually

Suspension bridge across the Nisqually

The Kruse family had a bridge in the early 1900s that spanned the Nisuqally. It was located near La Grande and was operational until around 1930. The Kruse family was one of the first to settle in the Alder area and I wish there were pictures of the building of this bridge.

There are a couple other shots of the bridge is you’d like to take a look.
Photo #1
Photo #2

I’m also happy to see that there were folks who misspelled words back then too.

Photo courtesy of Laurie Anderson Osborn.

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