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 Switchboard Looks Good at New

Submitted by on April 10, 2013 – 5:27 pmNo Comment
Mashell Telephone switchboard

Mashell Telephone switchboard

I got the chance to visit Roni Johnson’s personal museum (aka family treasures). Since her family used to own Eatonville’s Mashell Telephone Company, she has one of the town’s switchboards. It’s in perfect condition and looks like someone could just sit down and start connecting calls. (I apologize for the fuzzy picture.)

One of the coolest things for me was to look at the directory that came with it. My grandfather’s name is listed — L0uie Mettler, 6R13. If you zoom in, you’ll see other familiar names, Malcom, McTee  and the Masonic Lodge.

Thanks Roni for sharing!

Mashell Telephone switchboard directory

Mashell Telephone switchboard directory

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