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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Camp of the Clouds (ca. 1910)

Submitted by on December 28, 2014 – 7:48 pm3 Comments
Camp in the Clouds

Camp in the Clouds

If you were looking for “glamping” at Mount Rainier back in the late 1800s or early 1900s, Camp of the Clouds was the way to go.

“Camp of the Clouds was first established in 1886 at the 5,900-foot level on the east end of Alta Vista Ridge. The tent hotel was set up and removed each year. It offered a spectacular view of both the mountain and the Tatoosh Ridge.” (Mount Rainier National Park, by Donald Johnstone.)

Photo courtesy of Laurie Anderson Osborn.

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Tatoosh Ridge

Tatoosh Ridge

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