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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Pacific National & Westfork Timber – 1926 & 1928

Submitted by on April 3, 2013 – 1:09 am3 Comments
Westfork Logging co, Mineral WA  Sept 1928

Westfork Logging co, Mineral WA Sept 1928

These shots of Pacific National Lumber Co., out of National, Wash., abnd Westfork Timber, out of Mineral, Wash., were taken by renowned photographer Kinsey in 1926 and 1928. He (and his brother) were able to catch the loggers, the forests  and the logger’s life like no other photographer.

Pacific National Lumber Co., is no longer, but Westfork is still around.

If you would like to see a movie of Westfork Logging back in the 1930s, just click HERE.

Photos courtesy of the South Pierce County Historical Society.

Pac National Lumber co., National, Wash., Sept 1926

Pac National Lumber co., National, Wash., Sept 1926

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