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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Young Trappers in Alder (early 1900s)

Submitted by on January 12, 2015 – 4:48 pmNo Comment
Alder trappers — Charlie Boettcher on the right

Alder trappers — Charley Boettcher on the right

The young Alder boys loaded up with traps look like they could catch just about anything.  It’s a little hard to tell, but I think they are bear traps.

On the right is Charley Boettcher.  The Boettchers are still a prominent family in the Alder and Eatonville today.

Photo is courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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