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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Alder Dam — 1912 & 2014

Submitted by on July 8, 2014 – 3:37 pmNo Comment
Alder Dam, 1912

Alder Dam, 1912

The Alder Dam was built twice — first in 1912 and then again in 1945.

Here’s a shot of the Alder Dam of 1912, and the one you are more familiar with.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton and Tacoma Public Utilities.

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Current Alder Dam - 1,600 feet long

Current Alder Dam – 1,600 feet long

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