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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Logging in National

Submitted by on February 24, 2017 – 9:00 am3 Comments
Isaacson at National Logging

Isaacson blade used at National for logging

These images come from Sandra Wood, who found them in her father’s things. Since he logged up in National, she assumes they are from that area.


Photos courtesy of Sandra Wood.

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Logging in National

Logging in National




  • Pat Kay Walgamott says:

    Thanks for the post! Different era, perhaps, but it’s National!!

  • Thomas skinner says:

    My grandfather was superintendent in the late 40’s and 50’s. Gerald Skinner.
    We played in the 2 story superintendent’s home. Climbing out the bedroom
    Window up stairs to pick cherries.

  • Clark McAbee says:

    Did your grandfather also work for St. Paul & Tacoma or St. Regis near Kapowsin? I say this because the Northern Pacific logging flat cars likely would not have gone up the MILW RR to National. National would have loaded MILW cars most likely. I am talking about the photo with the cat yarding in to the railroad landing with the speeder in the photo.

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