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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Hiking on Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920s)

Submitted by on August 26, 2014 – 9:00 amNo Comment
Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

People probably started hiking on Mount Rainier the day the found out there was a mountain.

Here’s a postcard  of hikers in the early 1900s on Paradise Glacier (Little Nisqually Glacier). This particular glacier has been receding over the last 100 years. Today it looks quite a bit different from this shot.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Nisqually Glacier evolution

Nisqually Glacier evolution

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