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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Paradise Inn and Mount Rainier (ca. 1910)

Submitted by on January 20, 2015 – 10:38 pmNo Comment
Mount Rainier and Paradise Inn (ca. 1910)

Mount Rainier and Paradise Inn (ca. 1910)

This spectacular image of Mount Rainier and Paradise Inn was taken around 1910, back when you could take a 12-day cruise from New York to Nova Scotia (including meals) for $60 and “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” was a hit song. It also around then the first self-propelled gas combine harvester was produced by the Holt Co., to replace horse- and tractor-pulled combines.

Things may have changed quite a bit since 1910, but Mount Rainier still remains just a majestic and beautiful, and you can still visit the Paradise Inn.

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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