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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Eatonville to Tacoma Stage (ca. 1915)

Submitted by on December 11, 2012 – 6:51 pm2 Comments
Eatonville to Tacoma Stage ca 1915

Eatonville to Tacoma Stage ca 1915, Frank Van Eaton driving

It’s hard to believe that the Eatonville to Tacoma Stage was a step up from the horse.

This vehicle looks like it was built around 1915. Judging by the dirt road, the tractor-like shocks, and the not-too-snug cover, not to mention that these cars traveled at about 30 mph, it had to be one long, drafty and bumpy ride.

On a completely different note, is that a baseball mitt on one of the boy’s hands?

Photo courtesy of Jackie (Van Eaton) Parnell.

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