Eatonville Hospital – 1921
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Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Low Water, No Diving at Alder Lake

Submitted by on May 27, 2016 – 11:54 pmOne Comment
Sunny Beach Point 1987

Sunny Beach Point 1987

Last summer Alder Lake was way down, but it wasn’t the first time. Here’s a shot at Sunny Beach Point that ran November 2, 1987.

The text reads: 

The drain is plain: Alder Lake, 12 feet below its usual October level, displays a poignant reminder of this dry fall. The swimming hole at Sunny Beach Point has been closed since Labor Day as Tacoma’s lighting division draws the lake down to maintain stream flow on the Nisqually River. The lake is behind Alder Dam, one of Tacoma’ power-generating dams.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Sunny Beach Point Text

Sunny Beach Point Text

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