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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1924 – A. W. Bridge’s X-ray Facility

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A. W. Bridge X-ray facility

A. W. Bridge X-ray facility

This photo comes from the Tacoma Public Library Archives.

The caption reads: “These are believed to be medical facilities used by Dr. Albert W. Bridge, pioneer Tacoma and Eatonville physician and surgeon, in 1924. This equipment was most likely used in taking X-rays. Dr. Bridge had an office in the Fidelity Building in downtown Tacoma and resided at the University Club. He would later help endow a new hospital dedicated to the service of children to be named after his mother, Mary Bridge.”

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