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 in the 1912-1950

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Early home in LaGrande - no chimney, all electric

Early home in LaGrande – no chimney, all electric

Tacoma Power sign in LaGrande

Tacoma Power sign in LaGrande

Construction at LaGrande power station

Construction at LaGrande power station

 

Homes in the upper left, and Tacoma Power sign to the right

Homes in the upper left, and Tacoma Power sign to the right

A birds eye view of LaGrande, WA

A birds eye view of LaGrande, WA

We are lucky enough to have a great photos shared by Jeannie Woehl.

Her family had lived in LaGrande, Wash., when she was young and contacted Tacoma Power for any images that they might have. They provided her quite a few. Here is the first batch.

If anyone has any memories of that area, please feel free to share them below.

Photos courtesy of Jeannie Woehl.

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