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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Road to Rainier (ca. 1917)

Submitted by on May 6, 2014 – 10:00 pmOne Comment
Mountain Highway & Ohop Valley ca. 1917 or earlier

Mountain Highway & Ohop Valley ca. 1917 or earlier

This postcard shows what I think was the Mountain Highway (Highway 7) back around 1917 or earlier. The cars would be come down the hill into Ohop Valley.

The deer an interesting addition.

The note on the back is unfortunately a sad one: Dear Brother and Family, Ben is much worse and is very helpless. We think he will never get up again and may go soon and may last several days. Your Sister Clara.

Images courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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