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 Lumber Company Camp (early 1900s)

Submitted by on April 6, 2013 – 9:00 amNo Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company Camp

Eatonville Lumber Company Camp

Lumber camps were common in the early 1900s. Here’s a shot of the Eatonville Lumber Company camp. Some of the trees in this show are bigger around than the smaller rail cars.

If you were a logger you would eat and sleep here. But I hear tell that the food was fabulous. It took a lot of calories (approximately 8,000 per man) to keep everyone going strong.

Photo courtesy of the University of Washington Library, photo collection.

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