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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Boettchers out Haying on Their Farm (ca. 1950s)

Submitted by on January 22, 2013 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Haying at the Boettcher ranch

Haying at the Boettcher ranch

The Boettchers were one of the first settlers up in the Alder area (1895) and the family is still there today. Here’s a great shot of them out haying.

Pat Van Eaton says that the man on the tractor is John Van Eaton, helping his brother-in-law Bill Boettcher (who has his back to the camera.)

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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