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’s Depot Hotel

Submitted by on April 8, 2013 – 10:46 pm2 Comments
Depot Hotel (ca. early 1920s)

Depot Hotel (ca. early 1920s)

It’s hard to imagine trains running through Eatonville, but it was part of life in 1912 when the Depot Hotel was built by R. Marti. In 1939 Marti’s estate sold the Depot Hotel to Mrs. G. Faris of Oakland, Calif.

To get an idea of the where it once stood, you are looking up Center Street with the Bank down at the end of the street.

The second shot you see the train running in the snow, past the Depot Hotel.


Train running through Eatonville, by the Depot Hotel around 1912

Train running through Eatonville, by the Depot Hotel around 1912

courtesy of Dick Taylor and Pat Van Eaton.

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