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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First Steam Donkey (early 1900s)

Submitted by on November 25, 2013 – 9:57 pmNo Comment
First steam donkey

First steam donkey

The first steam donkey was a big change — replacing a horse with a machine. The first picture says that Bill Hoffman is on the left — in front of the big log on the flat car. To the left is the first steam donkey.

I’m not sure where this picture comes from, except that it’s the Eatonville area. If you have any information, please share.

Photo courtesy of the S. Pierce County Historical Society.

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First steam donkey & crew

First steam donkey & crew

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