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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A Load of Logs in 1923 (Griffith & Graeber)

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Griffith & Graeber Loggin Camp, February 24, 1923

Griffith & Graeber Loggin Camp, February 24, 1923

In 1923 the trees were bigger and the logging trucks were smaller. It was dangerous work back then and safety regulations were decades away. For these men of Griffith & Graeber Logging, it was just how logging was done.

I’m not sure who was tougher — the men or the Kelly truck. 

Photo courtesy of the Graeber family.

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