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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Torger Peterson’s Farm (ca. 1920)

Submitted by on April 8, 2013 – 11:00 pmOne Comment


Torger Peterson Home & Farm in Ohop Valley

Torger Peterson Home & Farm in Ohop Valley

Torger Peterson was one of the first pioneers of Ohop Valley and was instrumental in the building of the Canyon Road.

Here’s a shot of his farm in Ohop Valley. The farm house has since burned downed and the site is now owned by the Nisqually Land Trust, who are ironically trying to restore the valley back to what it looked like when Torger arrived.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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