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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LaGrande and Power Station Building 1940s

Submitted by on November 12, 2016 – 1:15 amOne Comment

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Construction for Alder Dam, 1940s

Construction for Alder Dam, 1940s

The new Alder Dam was completed in the 1940s, replacing an older version built in 1912.

During construction you would have seen scenes likes these at LaGrande.

Photos courtesy of Jeannie Woehl and Tacoma Power.

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  • Karen cawthorn says:

    I’m just fascinated with the old photos. I love history. My mom, sis & I used to go all around the counrtyside, up the coast just looking for old ghost tlwns. Arizona is great for that too. But I’m fortunate enough to live in this lovely historical town & am always looking for new history. I think I’ll stay on this website for a long time. This is great. Thank you for sharing these treasures.

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