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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Early La Grande (ca. 1912)

Submitted by on December 28, 2012 – 7:00 pmNo Comment
La Grande Homes ca. 1912

La Grande Homes ca. 1912

Around 1912 La Grande was home to what was “a town without a chimney“.

Here are a couple more pictures of these futuristic homes, which ran solely on electricity. Unfortunately, none of these homes survived.

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Homes and stables at La Grande (1912)

Homes and stables at La Grande (1912)

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