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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Mashell Telephone Exchange

Submitted by on January 28, 2013 – 9:00 am4 Comments
Mashell Telephone Exchange

Mashell Telephone Exchange

N. P. Christensen b0ught the  Mashell Telephone Exchange from Dye and Biggs in 1912. Despite the fact that Mashell Ave. is dirt, this picture looks like it could have been taken yesterday.

It wasn’t quite the booming business that it is today. In 1912 Eatonville only had 30 phones.

Today you know the business better as Rainier Connect.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton and Christensen family.

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