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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Early Canyada Lodge

Submitted by on June 25, 2013 – 6:39 pmNo Comment
Canyada Lodge, ca. 1920

Canyada Lodge, ca. 1920

Couldn’t resist purchasing this photo of Canyada Lodge off Ebay. Can almost picture someone excited about their stay at the fancy lodge taking this picture to show her friends. To take a look at some shots inside, just click HERE.

For those of you not familiar with the lodge, it had a short , but glorious, life in La Grande. It was built in 1912 and burned in 1927. There are several posts about this lodge on this site. And, to  read the 1919 brochure about the place, you can click HERE.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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