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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Kjelstad/Burwash Farm (ca. 1970)

Submitted by on September 24, 2014 – 4:55 pm3 Comments
Kjelstad/Burwash farm ca. 1970

Kjelstad/Burwash farm ca. 1970

A glimpse of Ohop Valley and the Burwash/Kjelstad farm around 1970. This was taken in the winter when the creek floods.

This photo was taken by Martin Burwash. If you’d like to see more of his work . . . and the farm . . . just click HERE.

The Kjelstad farm was one of the first in the valley and was continually owned by one family for over 130 years until it was recently sold to the Nisqually Land Trust. 

The hope its that the home and barn that still stand will be preserved.

Photo courtesy of Martin Burwash.

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