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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Mount Rainier & Lake Washington – 1903

Submitted by on August 11, 2014 – 4:51 pmNo Comment
Mount Rainier, Lake Washington,

Mount Rainier, Lake Washington,

This 1903 Mount Rainier postcard is interesting with a native american canoeing across what is a sparsely populated Lake Washington. I say this because I found another version of this postcard on the Tacoma Public Library website.

Mount Rainier from Lake Washington

Mount Rainier from Lake Washington

It looks almost identical except for the colorization and minus the native american.

Just had to also add a shot of what Lake Washington looks like today with a few mansions. Still a beautiful spot.

Images courtesy of Diane Mettler, Tacoma Library, Lake Washington Cruising bloodspot.

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Lake Washington - 2013

Lake Washington – 2013

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