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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Logging in the Snow with a Steam Donkey

Submitted by on December 6, 2013 – 6:07 pmNo Comment
Steam donkey near Eatonville

Steam donkey near Eatonville

Kjelstad 012It’s cold out today and I feel for everyone who is working out there today in bitter temperatures. In keeping with the frosty weather, here are two shots from an early 1900’s logging operation around Eationville.

The steam donkey is in operation here. It was high tech for its time. Simply put, it was a steam-powered winch.

Photos courtesy of the Kjelstad family.

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